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Hamlet's Goodwill

HAMLET-KDJEAH

What indication is there of Hamlet’s goodwill toward Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?

A

He confides in them about the ghost’s visit and shares his plan to avenge his father’s death.

B

He jokes about how quickly his mother married his uncle, similar to how he joked with Horatio.

C

He thanks them for coming to Elsinore and graciously escorts them around the castle.

D

He asks them to assist him in directing the actor’s performance of a tragedy.

E

He mocks Polonius in their presence and discloses that he’s only sporadically crazy.