Hamlet Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

Hamlet book cover
Start Your Free Trial

How does Claudius show himself to be a man of action at the beginning of Act III, Scene 3 of Shakespeare's Hamlet?

Expert Answers info

Alec Cranford eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2011

write5,843 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

At the beginning of this scene, Claudius is speaking with Guildenstern and Rosencrantz. He tells them that he does not like Hamlet, and that he believes it unwise to have him around, free to cause trouble, as he has just done with the play. So he dispatches the two men to England with Hamlet , and a set of sealed orders. As he says when they...

(The entire section contains 182 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial