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What indication is there of Hamlet’s goodwill toward Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?
He confides in them about the ghost’s visit and shares his plan to avenge his father’s death.
He jokes about how quickly his mother married his uncle, similar to how he joked with Horatio.
He thanks them for coming to Elsinore and graciously escorts them around the castle.
He asks them to assist him in directing the actor’s performance of a tragedy.
He mocks Polonius in their presence and discloses that he’s only sporadically crazy.