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At the end of the funeral scene, Hamlet says:

“Let Hercules himself do what he may,
The cat will mew and dog will have his day.”

Which of the following statements is not a reasonable interpretation of his words in light of recent events?


That despite Hamlet’s most strident efforts, he is not capable of executing perfect revenge on his uncle.


That although man controls his own actions, he cannot control the consequences of his actions.


That nature will proceed regardless of Hamlet’s attempts to interfere with its trajectory; life goes on.


That the strongest external forces cannot alter what is most deeply held and fundamental.


That Hamlet cannot suppress the desire to exact revenge or harness the momentum of his own power.

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