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In hamlet how do the first two lines indicate to the reader or audience that something is amiss?

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Do you mean the very first lines "who's there? says Bernardo. To which Francisco replies "Nay, answer me: stand, and unfold yourself."

Obviously Bernardo does not know who is there but Francisco refuses to answer and wants Bernardo to identify himself first.

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