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Why is it ironic that Polonius declares “brevity … the soul of wit”?
Because Polonius seems incapable of delivering an intelligent remark.
Because Polonius is an exceptionally verbose individual.
Because Polonius speaks the line to Gertrude, who is known for her volubility.
Because Polonius is essentially declaring the chatty King Claudius witless.
Because Polonius is making an astute observation about Hamlet’s soliloquies.