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Hamlet

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Fortinbras's Cause

HAMLET-LONZTL

Why does Prince Fortinbras seek to conquer a worthless piece of land in Poland?

A

To assert his power by seizing land that Poland defends.

B

To reclaim territory that holds sentimental value for him.

C

To prove to his uncle (the king) that he is capable of commanding troops successfully.

D

To occupy his time, since he has little to amuse him in Norway.

E

To taunt Hamlet into executing revenge on Claudius.