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A Claudius Question
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0491  Wednesday, 16 March 2005

From:           Bill Arnold <
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Date:           Tuesday, 15 Mar 2005 19:20:44 -0800 (PST)
Subject: 16.0483 A Claudius Question
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0483 A Claudius Question

Abigail Quart writes, "Understanding the motivation for an action is not
excusing it.  Why ever would you think so?"

I don't think so.  Nor do you or anyone else.  You cannot be serious!
There is no excuse for murder.  Wanting to sleep with a man does not
excuse his murderous acts, ever!

Bill Arnold
http://www.cwru.edu/affil/edis/scholars/arnold.htm

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