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Hamlet

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A Rogue and Peasant Slave

HAMLET-NXFK4D

Which statement best captures Hamlet’s state of mind in the soliloquy at the end of Act II, Scene ii?

A

He feels repelled by the idea of revenge-seeking and wishes to avoid committing an act of violence.

B

He feels conflicted because although he fears the consequences of taking revenge, he feels compelled to act.

C

He feels disgusted by his own cowardice and curses his failure to enact revenge against his uncle.

D

He feels desperate to share the ghost’s tale with others but fears that doing so would jeopardize his plan for revenge.

E

He wants to end his misery by killing himself, and feels that the play will be the last worthy endeavor of his life.