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Hamlet

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HAMLET-INDXFK

What advice does Hamlet impart to the First Player?

A

He implores him to not speak too loudly, because booming words lead to booming headaches.

B

He encourages him to play up the drama and act his scenes passionately.

C

He recommends making eye contact with Claudius for maximum dramatic impact.

D

He counsels him to portray his character in a smooth and nuanced way, taking care not to overdo the drama.

E

He advises him to focus more on actions than on words, and encourages him to improvise freely.