Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Difficult

Gertrude's Involvement

HAMLET-DTJNDN

What is Gertrude’s involvement in King Hamlet’s death?

A

She conspired with Claudius to kill him and watched as Claudius poisoned him.

B

She abetted Claudius’s crime after the fact by perpetuating the falsehood that a serpent stung him.

C

She was not involved in his death, and although her quick marriage to Claudius is puzzling, she had nothing to do with his murder.

D

She was not involved in his death, but is clearly guilty of grievous crimes of her own, including adultery.

E

She learned of Claudius’s crime but shielded him from punishment because of her great love for him (Claudius).