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    Polonius - The Lord Chamberlain of Claudius' court, a self important, scheming old man. Polonius is the father of Laertes and Ophelia. Horatio - Hamlet's dear companion, who examined with the ruler at the college in Wittenberg. Horatio is faithful and supportive to Hamlet all through the play. After Hamlet's passing, Horatio stays alive to recount Hamlet's story. Ophelia - Polonius' girl, an excellent young lady with whom Hamlet has been infatuated. Ophelia is a sweet and honest young lady, who complies with her dad and her sibling, Laertes. Subject to men to advise her how to carry on, she offers into Polonius' plans to keep an eye on Hamlet. Indeed, even in her slip into frenzy and passing, she stays genteel, singing tunes about blossoms…

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    Hamlet And Polonius Essay

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    9. What effect is created by the scenes between Hamlet and Polonius being in prose instead of poetry? The prose dialogue emphasizes the sharp wit exhibited by Hamlet and the pure disdain that Hamlet has for Polonius. The prose dialogue also shows how disconnected Polonius is from reality. The dialogue between Hamlet and Polonius is more powerful in prose because of its directness in tone, as opposed to poetic dialogue which would lose much of its punch. The effect created by the prose…

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    Polonius Death Of Hamlet

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    When Polonius dies tragically after being killed by her daughter’s lover, Hamlet, it leaves a lasting impact on the main characters and the audience. Polonius’s death is a tragedy since his innocent family becomes involved in schemes of Claudius and Hamlet and these actions of their own and the royalty resulted in their downfall, which was death. Although Hamlet did not intentionally kill Polonius, he considers Polonius as a deceiving fool that dared to eavesdrop on his conversation with his…

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    with poison as a way to avenge the death of sister and father. However, Polonius’ deceit had one of the biggest roles in the play due to how the nature of his deceit not only progressed the plot of the play but he also sped along the development of some of the characters. Polonius had very little time to actually be in the spotlight since Hamlet’s madness was the only thing that made him relevant towards the plot; however, despite his little significance — at least if you were counting play…

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    Polonius is an advisor to the King Claudius and wants to stay in power and in order to stay there he advises the king of what is goes on in the court. Polonius is the father of Laertes and Ophelia and he shows care for them. Polonius cares for Ophelia as he doesn’t want Ophelia to get hurt by Hamlet and he gives advice and gives his blessings to Laertes before he leaves to France. Polonius can be considered to be conniving, obsequious and superficial. Polonius time of being conniving will come…

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    Polonius Honesty Analysis

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    Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius establishes an egotistical persona. He believes that everything he says is right or he will find a way to prove it. Polonius gives Laertes advice, yet this is advice that he should also take. He does not live a good life if he is consistently looking for information to prove that he is right. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice; This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.…

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    Reputation is something that is lacking in Polonius ever since the death of King Hamlet. At one point, Polonius was very close to the deceased King, getting as close as he could towards royalty. Since he wasn’t born into a life of aristocracy, the closest he could get to wearing the crown was to remain close, often being too involved with the proceedings at the royal grounds. His hypocritical attitude throughout the novel conveys his loss of integrity that ultimately ends with death and wasted…

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    amalgamation between the old and the new allows Almereyda’s characters, such as Polonius, to interact in ways that Shakespeare never intended. Throughout the original play, Polonius is seen spying on Hamlet in multiple scenes: this spying remains true in Almereyda’s interpretation. Almereyda relies on his backdrop of New York City and the new technology of the modern era to transform Polonius’ spying from archaic to modern. In the original text of Hamlet, Polonius’ courtier role to Claudius is…

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    If I were to be the director Hamlet, Gertrude, Polonius and the Ghost all would have a certain roles. I would have the room look quite large and elegant. There would be large tapestries on the wall where Polonius could hide behind. The queens original attitude would be quite blunt as Polonius had recommend. When Hamlet begins to speak to his mother and says, “Go, go you question with wicked tongue”(3.5.15) I would have Hamlet look insane and almost ready to grab Gertrude in anger when she…

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    Hamlet Act 3 Scene 4

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    revenge his father's death. Among the many scenes in the play, I propose to analyze Act 3, Scene 4 of Hamlet and prove that it is one of the pivot scenes in the play. The scene takes place after he sees Claudius praying and doesn't kill him as his sins have been forgiven. With the series of events that happen in the scene, this can clearly be declared as a pivot scene in the play. The scene takes place inside the queen's, Gertrude, room. Polonius advises Gertrude to be tough with Hamlet and…

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