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Which statement best describes why King Claudius is a complex character in Act III of Hamlet? He expresses regret for his previous behaviors. He is a human representation of greed. He reminds the audience of the need for prayer. He symbolizes England’s monarchy.

Cynthia Baker

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Justin Parker on September 10, 2018

The correct answer is the one that expresses regret for his previous behavior. The expression of regret heard in his prayer about the murder of his brother underscores the complexity of his character, because, even though it was an act that at first it seemed as if it was all that he desires, after learning that the character is not implicitly evil and is able to feel remorse.

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