What advice do both Polonius and Laertes give to Ophelia in Hamlet, act 1, scene 3?

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Laertes, Ophelia's sister, tells her in no uncertain terms that he thinks Hamlet's "favor" is likely to be extremely variable and that she should not take it seriously. He notes that Hamlet is very young and that young men change their minds frequently. He goes on to explain that it may be the case that Hamlet loves Ophelia now, but she must take into account Hamlet's position: "his will is not his own." Because he is to be the king, he is in a position of apparent power which actually limits his power to choose the woman he marries. Laertes counsels his sister against unwisely allowing Hamlet to take her "honor" from her, given that he will almost certainly either change his own feelings about her or be counselled to marry someone else for political reasons.

Polonius reiterates this when he enters and asks Ophelia what she and Laertes have been talking about. He says that Ophelia is young and "green" and that it would be foolish of her to believe Hamlet's "tenders." This word has a double...

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