Act I, Scene-IV Detailed Summary of Hamlet: "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare
It is Elsinore and Hamlet is waiting for the appearance of the ghost at midnight. They are discussing about different traditions while the ghost appears. Hamlet asks the ghost of his father why it moves about in such a majestic form. The ghost says nothing but just signals Hamlet to follow it. Horatio and others stop Hamlet from following the ghost but Hamlet asks them to stay away from him. Then exit Hamlet and the ghost.