Hamlet

Hamlet Act 3 Sc. 1, Lines 50–55: What does Claudius reveal here? How might what he says be connected to what the Ghost has told Hamlet? How does Claudius’s aside relate to the play’s theme?

Sc. 1, Lines 50–55: What does Claudius reveal here? How might what he says be connected to what the Ghost has told Hamlet? How does Claudius’s aside relate to the play’s theme?

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In these lines, Claudius reveals his guilt. He admits to the act's ugliness, and from his words we realize the ghost has told the truth. The corresponding theme would likely be intrigue.

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