What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?

What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?

What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?

What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?

I believe that the answer you are looking for can be found in Act IV, Scene 3.  There, Claudius talks to some attendants of his about why he is doing what he is doing about Hamlet.  Basically, he blames the people of Denmark for the fact that he is not doing anything to Hamlet.He says that it would be dangerous to throw Hamlet in jail or do anything like that because he is so popular.  (So that’s the first reason.)  Then he says that the people won’t really think things through properly.  They will only look at the punishment and won’t think about how bad the crime was.  So they’ll feel bad for Hamlet and be mad at Claudius (reason 2).
What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?
What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?
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What are the two reasons that Claudius doesn’t take action against Hamlet for the murder of Polonius?
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