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Hamlet

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Polonius the Father

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What does Shakespeare imply about Polonius by having him ask Reynaldo to dig up information on Laertes’s activities in Paris?

A

That Polonius is prying and meddlesome, and does not trust his own son.

B

That Polonius is a trusting parent who believes Laertes has taken his advice to heart.

C

That Polonius is genuinely concerned about his son’s character and well-being.

D

That Polonius is envious of Laertes’s carefree life in Paris.

E

That Polonius worries about his son’s sullied reputation and seeks to improve it.