Polonius


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Polonius

Hamlet stabs him through the arras. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]

Polonius

gives Laertes rules of conduct. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Hamlet]
See: Counsel

Polonius

lurking behind arras, he is killed accidentally by Hamlet. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]

Polonius

spies on Hamlet and Gertrude. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Hamlet]
See: Spying

Polonius

wordy, “wretched, rash, intruding fool.” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
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170- 219, which consists of a conversation between Hamlet and Polonius.
Give me up the truth": Adrian Noble's Portrayal of Polonius.
Here are Polonius and Laertes, there Ophelia and over there Hamlet's plotting college pals, Rosencrantz and Guildernstern.
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1 we, as voyeurs, saw Hamlet struggling with Ophelia as in a private room, while in an adjacent room Claudius and Polonius listened to their frantic meeting via the listening devices that Ophelia wore strapped under her blouse.
These foibles produce an effect hereafter referred to as the Polonius Syndrome.
McWhorter that Polonius, while giving advice to his son, uses the word "character" in a way that makes you think of the young man's character, though he was intending another use of the word.
Grandage's command over this climactic stretch also is strengthened, from the inventive switched perspective of the closet scene in which Hamlet, while confronting his mother, Gertrude (Geraldine James), unintentionally kills prying court courtselor Polonius (Ron Cook), through the prince's return from England and his dynamically staged duel with Polonius' vengeful son Laertes (Gwilym Lee).