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Claudius' Main Idea Lines 16-20

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Claudius' Soliliquy, from Hamlet 3.3

Shakespeare, William, Barbara A. Mowat, and Paul Werstine. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Simon & Schuster paperback ed. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2012.

The main idea of lines 16-20 ("But, O... Queen") is that

A

Claudius needs a form of prayer to serve his turn.

B

Claudius is praying for forgiveness.

C

Claudius is conflicted between prayer and murder.

D

Claudius is conflicted over the concept of repentance.

E

Claudius benefited from killing his brother.