hamlet act 2

what two tasks does polonius ask reynaldo to accomplish on his trip to paris? 1) find info on laertes 2)give laertes money
Describe Polonius’s plans on finding out how Laertes is behaving in France have reynaldo ask around indirectly
“Your bait of falsehood take this carp of truth.” Polonius; ask indirect questions to get direct answers
Why was Ophelia so frightened by Hamlet’s visit? Hamlet acted mad, grabbed her face
What does Polonius think is the cause of Hamlet’s behavior? Ophelia is denying Hamlet love
What does Polonius intend to do? Tell the king
Why did Claudius & Gertrude summon Rosencratz and Guildenstern? To spy on Hamlet and find out why he is crazy
How has the threat of Fortinbras to Denmark been eliminated? Fortinbras plans to attack Poland, wants to go through Denmark
How does Polonius plan to test his theory about Hamlet’s madness? Have Ophelia and Hamlet meet, bait Hamlet with Opehlia and see what happens
If Hamlet is wrong about Claudius what is he willing to do? Have himself be beheaded and fired
Why does Hamlet want to do the murder of gonzago? How does he plan to do this? To prove Claudius’s guilt; by adding lines
Why must Hamlet prove Claudius’s guilt? He worries that maybe the devil sent the ghost
What is Hamlet trying to say in the fishmonger “scene” That Polonius is not an honest man
“More matter, with less art” Queen Gertrude; cut to the chase
“Lord Hamlet is a prince out of thy star” Polonius tells Claudius & Gertrude that he saif this to Ophelia; Hamlet is a prince out of your league
“Doubt thou the stars are fire…” Polonius reading a letter from Hamlet to Ophelia
“You cannot sir take away from me anything that i willingly part with…” Hamlet
“Brevity is the soul of wit” Polonius
“Oh what a rouge and peasant slave am I” Hamlet
“Mad for thy love” Polonius to Opehlia
“Man delights me not…” Hamlet