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Polonius's Parenting

HAMLET-GG92DR

Which of the following themes is not conveyed by Shakespeare through the character Polonius?

A

Parents who care deeply for their children should teach them well and should trust them to follow their hearts and do the right things.

B

Parents who meddle in their children’s affairs risk alienating their children and undercutting their happiness.

C

Parents should be honest with their children and respect them if they expect such honesty and respect from their children.

D

Parents who distrust their children are wise parents, because parents have more experience than their children and know better how the world works.

E

Parents need to listen to their children as much as they talk to them, because they may learn important things about their children that will help them parent better.