Hamlet Act 2 questions

What does Polonius tell Reynaldo to give Laertes? Give him the money and the letters
Why does Polonius tell Reynaldo to investigate Laertes’ behavior by gossiping about him to others? He’s going through roundabout means to see what his son is up to in Paris.
What did Hamlet do to frighten Ophelia? He came to her room with no hat on, his tights were dirty and pulled around his ankles, his shirt was unbuttoned, and he was pale. He grabbed her arms and shook her a bit before leaving her room.
What does Polonius say is wrong with Hamlet? Hamlet is sick with love for Ophelia. Love is a violent emotion and makes people self destruct.
What does Ophelia say she did, that Polonius identifies as the cause of Hamlet’s odd behavior? She sent Hamlet back his letters that he wrote her and she did not allow Hamlet to visit her.
Who are Guildenstern and Rosencrantz? What does Claudius ask them to do? People from his court, but also Hamlet’s friends from college. He wants them to make Hamlet have some fun, and spy on him and report back to the king if anything is bothering Hamlet.
What does Gertrude say is STILL wrong with Hamlet? That he is still mourning his father’s death. He’s also still very upset about the wedding between his uncle and mother.
Who gives Claudius a letter from Fortinbras? What does it state? Voltemand and that he swore never to threaten Denmark again.
What did the letters say that Hamlet sent to Ophelia? “To the heavenly idol of my soul, the most beautified” “You may wonder if the stars are on fire…”
What does Polonius tell Claudius and Gertrude was Ophelia’s reaction to Hamlet’s love letter and the effects on the prince? She sent Hamlet his letters back and this is why Hamlet has gone crazy since he is madly in love with her.
How does Polonius recommend he and Claudius prove his analysis of Hamlet’s distraction? Polonius will send Ophelia to see him. They’ll hide behind the curtain/tapestry and watch the two of them.
What does Hamlet think of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’s motives for visiting him? He knows they’ve been sent by the King to watch him and report back to him.
What does Hamlet tell Rosencrantz and Guildenstern is wrong with him? He’s lost all sense of fun, there is no longer any meaning to his life.
What does Hamlet decide to do at the end of Act 2, Scene 2? He decides to make the actors that are coming in to put on a show to act out something along the lines of his father’s murder to see Claudius’ reaction.

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