Asked • 04/06/19

What does the line “Excellent, i' faith, of the chameleon's dish. I eat the air, promise-crammed. You cannot feed capons so.” mean, from Hamlet?

> “Excellent, i' faith, of the chameleon's dish. I eat the air, promise-crammed. You cannot feed capons so.” *Hamlet*, act 3, scene 2 What does this sentence mean? What are the chameleon, air and capons representing? How does this relate to Hamlet's feelings toward Claudius?

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Max M. answered • 04/07/19

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