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|GR: Polonius and Gertrude??
Written by Cheryl
(5/23/2003 10:57 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, I have often wondered..., penned by Caroline
Are you saying Polonius had the hots for Gertrude?? Or her position as Queen? What gives you that idea? I don't see anything that would lead me to think Gertrude would accept any overtures from Polonius. She called him the "good old man" only after he's dead!
But, if you subscribe to the viewpoint that Polonius is attracted to power, and I can see this, I suppose I can see that he would be attracted to the power of a Queen, though marrying her would not necessarily elevate him too much higher - no way her was going to be King. What would it give him?
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