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Hamlet's Pain

HAMLET-IOYNJU

In Hamlet’s first soliloquy, what fact does Hamlet reveal to be the primary source of his pain?

A

The sudden death of his beloved father.

B

His failure to assume the throne due to Claudius’s scheming.

C

His mother’s ill-advised marriage to Claudius.

D

The ephemeral nature of mortality.

E

His persistent state of melancholy.