According to the king, how has hamlet transformed

Act II

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In Act II: Scene II, there is a lot of discussion between the King and his wife about Hamlet's transformation. In the following lines, we see the King questioning Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. In this exchange he notes that Hamlet is not the man he once knew...... neither inside or out.

4 Something have you heard

5 Of Hamlet's transformation; so call it,

6 Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man

7 Resembles that it was. What it should be,

8 More than his father's death, that thus hath put him

9 So much from th' understanding of himself,