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Hamlet Act 2 - Proposes a plan to prove it They will hide...

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Hamlet Act 2 Scene 1 Polonius sends servant Reynaldo to France with money and notes for Laertes Tells Reynaldo to spy on Laertes private life Ophelia tells Polonius that Hamlet accosted her Claims he grabbed, held and sighed heavily Polonius says Hamlet must really love Ophelia and that he is now crazy because he is lovesick Scene 2 Claudius and Gertrude welcome Rosencratz and Guildenstern Want R&G to find out what’s wrong with Hamlet Messengers return from Fortibras and say he will not attack Denmark He wants passage through Denmark Polonius shows kings and queen Hamlets love letters and poems written to Ophelia
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Unformatted text preview: Proposes a plan to prove it They will hide behind curtains while Ophelia confronts Hamlet Polonius talks to Hamlet Hamlet appears insane Calls Polonius a “fishmonger” Polonius leaves R&G enter Tell Hamlet that Claudius sent for them Actor (players) arrive at castle Hamlet (aside) Plans a trap for Claudius The play will resemble the murder of Hamlets father If Claudius is guilty, he will show sign of guilt “The plays the thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King”...
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