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Hamlet’s first appearance in the play, in Act I, sc. ii, is an aside in which he responds to Claudius’s greeting of him as both “my cousin” and “my son” by characterizing Claudius as “A little more than kin, and less than kind.”

What does this aside reveal about Hamlet’s feelings toward Claudius?

A

He respects him.

B

He fears him.

C

He feels neutral about him.

D

He dislikes him.

E

He would like to get to know him better.

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