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Act III Scene 1 of Hamlet, explain the change in Hamlet's mood.

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In Act III scene 1, Hamlet has his famous interview with Ophelia whilst they are being watched by Claudius and Polonius. What is particularly interesting about this scene is that some productions show that Hamlet is aware of the presence of Claudius and Polonius, or that he becomes aware of their presence half way through his conversation. This could be one explanation of why he suddenly...

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