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Which of the following statements is a proper example of what Aristotle termed a syllogism ?

A. All dogs have four legs, all creatures do not have four legs, hence all creatures with four legs are dogs.

B. All men breathe air, all dogs breathe air, hence all men are dogs.

C. All mammals are warm-blooded, all dogs are mammals, hence all dogs are warm-blooded.

D. All dogs have hair, all people have hair, hence anything with hair is a dog or a person.

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In “Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays”, what does William Hazlitt mean when he states the following: “We do not like to see our author’s plays acted, and least of all, ’Hamlet’. There is no play that suffers so much in being transferred to the stage” ?

A. Hamlet cannot be staged properly because of the complexity of the play’s use of language.

B. Hamlet is not relevant to the Romantic age.

C. The role of Hamlet cannot be properly played by any actor.

D. Hamlet is a work that was written to be read, not performed.