Hamlet ACT 3 Scene 1 Questions

According to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, how has Hamlet received their inquiries? By being a “gentlemen”, “reserved” and having an interest in the play.
Describe Polonius’ and Claudius’ plan To spy on Hamlet. They do this because they would like to know why Hamlet is going crazy and absurd in the presence of Ophelia.
Identify and explain one of the metaphors Hamlet uses in his famous “To be or not to be” soliloquy. In the first part he uses death as symbolism as sleep. When you sleep you won’t need to worry about anything because you’re not awake, but when you’re dead you’ll never worry about problems forever.
According to Hamlet, why don’t men kill themselves? He thinks they will be scared of the afterlife.
What does Hamlet mean when says,”Those that are married already/all but one shall live”? He’s saying that Claudius will die and his mom will live.
Where does Claudius want to send Hamlet and why? Claudius wants to send Hamlet to England. He wants to send Claudius to England because he thinks that Hamlet is dangerous. He thinks he’s no longer missing the one he loves.
Explain the irony in Claudius’ line: “Madness in great ones must not unwatched go”. He should be talking about Hamlet but in actuality he is talking about himself.

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