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Ophelia's Death

HAMLET-YENTDE

Why does the priest deny Ophelia full rites for her funeral?

A

Because Laertes lacks the money to provide a comprehensive funeral package.

B

Because Ophelia is rumored to not have been a virgin at the time of her death.

C

Because Ophelia’s death was suspicious and the priest has determined that it was suicide.

D

Because Ophelia died before having an opportunity to confess and be forgiven of her sins.

E

Because the priest only performs full rites for women of eminence, and Ophelia has no status.