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Hamlet's Ambiguity

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The ambiguity (in Hamlet’s behavior) manifested in the scene where Ophelia tells her father about Hamlet’s visit, which left her “so affrighted,” suggests what significant thematic meaning?

A

People are often not who they seem to be, and will surprise you with their startling bouts of madness.

B

People are complex creatures whose behavior is sometimes hard to interpret.

C

People sometimes affect madness in order to generate pity for themselves.

D

People are fundamentally simple and transparent creatures who cannot hide their true feelings.

E

People often fail to communicate at the most opportune times for them to do so.