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Characters spy on one another in various ways throughout Hamlet. Which statement conveys the most relevant message expressed by Shakespeare through the motif of spying?

A

That people should be paranoid about the activities of those in their midst, because there is often just cause for such wariness.

B

That people should resort to spying and other acts of subterfuge in order to learn the true motives of those in their midst.

C

That people who employ spying techniques usually engage in other nefarious types of behavior.

D

That spying is a worthless enterprise, because information gleaned dishonestly is often misapprehended and may create unintended consequences.

E

That spying is a normal expression of curiosity about our fellow human beings and is usually motivated by genuine love and concern.

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