Hamlet Act 3 Kindig
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What: Hamlet stabs Polonius
What wilt thou do? Thou wilt not murder me? Help, help, ho!
How now, a rat? Dead for a ducat, dead!
Act 3, scene 4
Oh, I am slain!
Why: Mistaking the intruder for Claudius, Hamlet stabs what he assumes to be a spy (rat)
What, ho? Help, help, help!
What: Hamlet has the chance to kill Claudius, but stops
To take him in the purging of his soul when he is fit and seasoned for his passage? No. Up, sword, and know thou a more horrid hent.
Act 3, scene 3
Why: Hamlet moves in to kill Claudius, but seeing that he's praying, realizes that to kill him now would grant him full passage to heaven
O good Horatio, I'll take the ghost's word for a thousand pounds. Didst perceive?
What: Hamlet sets up and executes a play depicting his father's murder
Upon the talk of the poisoning?
I did very well note him.
Very well, my lord.
Act 3, scene 2
Give me some light, away!
Why: Hamlet wants to see what Claudius's reaction to the poisoning scene is