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Why are the players traveling in Hamlet?

Rosencrantz answers that they are on the road because a company of child actors has usurped the London stage. Hamlet responds by saying that he welcomes Rosencrantz and Guildenstern as he welcomes the actors and hopes he can be a worthy host. Polonius enters to announce the arrival of the players.

Why does Polonius send him on this journey?

Terms in this set (35) At the opening of this scene, to where is Polonius sending Reynaldo and why is he sending him there? He is sending Reynaldo to Paris to give Laertes a few letters and money. He also wasn’t him to get information about the people in Paris, to see if Laertes has been misbehaving.

What is the real reason for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are visiting Hamlet is that?

they want to see the actors. the King and Queen asked them to come. they will perform a play at Elsinore. they are his good friends.

What happens to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?

When their ship is attacked by pirates, Hamlet returns to Denmark, leaving Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to die; he comments in Act V, Scene 2 that “They are not near my conscience; their defeat / Does by their own insinuation grow.” Ambassadors returning later report that “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead.”

What does Gertrude reveal at the end of Act 4?

Act 4 Scene 1 Gertrude informs Claudius of Polonius’s death and Claudius realises that it could have been him if he had been there (L13). Claudius is more fearful that he will be blamed for Hamlets actions rather than showing emotion at the death of Polonius (L16-18).

What news does Gertrude bring at the end of Act 4?

She tells him that Ophelia is dead; she has drowned. What prompts Hamlet to say, “My thoughts be bloody or be nothing worth!”?

What reason does the king give Hamlet for sending the Prince to England?

King Claudius decides to send Hamlet to England, fearing danger in Hamlet since he no longer believes Hamlet is merely lovesick. The King agrees to Polonius’ plan to eavesdrop on Hamlet’s conversation with his mother after the play to hopefully learn more from Hamlet.