‘Tis too narrow for your mind.

Denmark is too narrow for Hamlet’s mind? Is that what Rosencrantz is saying here? Is this meant to flatter Hamlet’s broadness of mind? Is he perhaps, trying to suggest that Hamlet’s got a big imagination and Denmark’s a little small for it? Or is the allusion to ambition in the line before touching on the succession problem? Is the reality of Denmark’s screwy royal bloodline the narrowness to which Rosencrantz is referring? Why doesn’t anyone ever talk about who should really have been King here?

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