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What does Hamlet hope to achieve with the theatrical performance?

A

He hopes he will impress Ophelia with his orchestration of a dramatic and moving performance.

B

He hopes that his mother will recognize herself in the performance and feel ashamed for her incestuous deeds.

C

He hopes that the performance will distract Claudius, Gertrude, and Polonius from their preoccupation with his madness.

D

He hopes that Claudius will visibly react to the performance, perhaps even confessing his crime publicly.

E

He hopes that Polonius will be stunned into silence after witnessing the genius of Hamlet’s apparent madness.

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