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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?

A

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

B

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

C

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

D

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

E

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

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