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Act III, Scene 1

Who is in the King's apartments at the beginning of Scene 1? King, Queen, Polonius, Ophelia, Rosencrantz, and Guildenstern
Who are the King and Queen questioning Rosencrantz and Guildenstern about? Hamlet
Have Rosencrantz and Guildenstern discovered why Hamlet is acting insane? NO
Hamlet asks Polonius to ask what of the King and Queen? To attend the play
Will the King and Queen attend the play? Yes
Why does the King ask Gertrude to leave? The King and Polonius are going to hide and listen to Hamlet and Ophelia's conversation
What does Gertrude hope is the reason for Hamlet's lunacy? Ophelia's charms
Polonius tells Ophelia that people often conceal the devil's work by doing what? By holy looks and pious actions
What does "to be or not to be" mean? Should I live or die
According to Hamlet, why do men who suffer under the law, tyrants, unrequited love, and arrogant men's rudeness NOT kill themselves? They dread the afterlife since no one has ever returned to speak of it
What does Ophelia try to return to Hamlet? Keepsakes Hamlet gave her
Why does Ophelia want to return the gifts from Hamlet? The gifts are meaningless when the giver becomes uncaring
Did Hamlet ever love Ophelia? Yes
Where does Hamlet tell Ophelia to go? To a nunnery
Hamlet says he will allow those who are already married to stay married except for one--Whose marriage should end? Claudius and Gertrude's
Does Claudius think Hamlet sounded insane or in love after he and Polonius spy on Hamlet speaking with Ophelia? No
Where and for what does Claudius want to send Hamlet? To England to collect tribute
Why does Claudius want to send Hamlet away? Hamlet will cause trouble if he's allowed to stay
What does Polonius think is wrong with Hamlet? Polonius still thinks Hamlet is love sick
What further test does Polonius want to do to find out the source of Hamlet's lunacy? Gertrude will try to talk with Hamlet after the play
Who will be listening to Gertrude speak with Hamlet? Polonius will be secretly listening
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