Hamlet Act 1 Scene 3

What info do we get indirectly about Hamlet at the beginning of scene iii? He is a flirt, Don Juan
What warning does Laertes give Ophelia? Will steal her virginity; not to get too attached to him, he will change his mind
What is the dramatic purpose of this warning? To foreshadow a turn of events
Who now enters? How does this character serve as comic relief? Polonius
What advice does Polonius give Ophelia Don’t spend all your time with Hamlet, he will leave you
List the advice Polonius give Laertes Think before speaking, be friendly not vulgar, avoid fights but know thyself, $ on good clothes quality not flashy, listen but don’t give/take advice, don’t lend or borrow
What is the purpose of this scene? Show the relationships