Discussion questions – Hamlet Act 3, Scene 3: What does the King order at the start of this scene
1. What does the King order at the start of this scene? Why do you think he does this?
2.What is Claudius so upset about? Summarize his soliloquy.
3.From Claudius’ soliloquy, what do we learn about his state of mind?
4.Does Claudius’ soliloquy make you sympathize with him? Does it make you empathize with him?
5.Hamlet has a great opportunity to enact his revenge in this scene. What causes him to once again procrastinate?