Hamlet

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Hamlet Approaches the Ghost

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What thoughts race through Hamlet’s mind when he witnesses the appearance of the ghost?

A

He wonders whether the ghost will inform him about Fortinbras’s nefarious activities and fears that an invasion may soon follow.

B

He hopes the ghost will provide him with deleterious information about Claudius that he can use to bring about Claudius’s downfall.

C

He worries that the ghost may be a demon from hell and fears that the ghost’s appearance indicates serious trouble in the kingdom.

D

He feels eager to confer with his father’s ghost and excitedly anticipates their conversation.

E

He dreads conversing with the ghost and fears that the ghost will reprimand him for his unmanly grief.