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Poison is a powerful motif throughout Hamlet. Which of the following statements does not express a metaphorical significance of poison?
The use of poison signifies the invidiousness of power and how its pursuit often draws unworthy characters, because to seek after power is often to harbor a perverse belief in one’s own importance.
The use of poison signifies the ramifications of evil; evil is far-reaching and insidious and its impact cannot easily be mitigated.
The use of poison signifies the dangers of miscommunication, because the lack of healthy communication leads to hurt feelings and misguided actions.
The use of poison signifies the ruinous power of unchecked emotion, because failure to moderate one’s temper can result in violence and suffering.
The use of poison signifies the inevitable failure of relationships, because no relationship can withstand the challenges of time, and this makes human relationship fundamentally problematic.