Quotes on deception and betrayal in Hamlet

‘Inquire me first what Danskers are in Paris’ Act 2, Scene 2. Polonius betraying his son by sending Reynaldo to spy on Laertes.
‘Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth’ Act 2, Scene 2. Polonius is telling Reynaldo to spread lies about his son to see how he reacts. Meddling in his life.
‘At such a time I’ll loose my daughter to him’ Act 2, Scene 2. Polonius is willing to betray Ophelia and sacrifice her virtue to Hamlet due to self-interest.
‘Good gentlemen, he hath much talked of youAnd sure I am two men there are not livingTo whom he more adheres.’ Act 2, Scene 2. Gertrude. The King and Queen are using two of Hamlet’s closest friends to spy on him. Betrayal of both Gertrude and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
‘The need we have to use you did provokeOur hasty sending. Something have you heardOf Hamlet’s transformation’ Act 2, Scene 2. Claudius. Because of his social status, R+G feel obliged to do as the king tells them, thereby making Claudius ensuring that R+G betray his friend for his own self-interest. Also doubling between Polonius and Claudius as a result.
‘But we both obey’ Act 2, Scene 2. Guildenstern. R+G are willing to betray Hamlet due to the need to conform to the hierarchy within Denmark.
‘To our services freely at your feet’ Act 2, Scene 2. Guildenstern. R+G’s betrayal of Hamlet to serve Claudius.
‘Put your dread pleasures more into command’ Act 2, Scene 2. Rosencrantz. R+G willing to obey Claudius due to the need to conform to the social hierarchy os Denmark.
(aside) ‘Though this be madness, yet there is a method in’t’ Act 2, Scene 2. Polonius. He is convinced by Hamlet’s madness, but this line suggests that Hamlet is deceiving Polonius and as a result is insulting his intelligence.
‘Why, anything but to the purpose. You were sent for, and there is a kind of confession in your looks, which your modesties have not craft enough to colour. I know the good King and Queen have sent for you.’ Act 2, Scene 2. Hamlet. He is aware of his friends’s betrayal and who have prompted them to do this.

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