Hamlet act 2 scene 2

In lines 480-549, hamlet and the first player recite lines from a play. This play tells how Pyrrhus slays the Trojan king Priam to avenge his fathers murder . How is hamlet like Pyrrhus ? How is he unlike Pyrrhus ?

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Hamlet is like Pyrrhus in that he wants to slay a king, in this case Claudius. Hamlet isn't like Pyrrhus in that he isn't a man of violent action.