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To be, or not to be: that is the question:
AFAIK, that's the correct punctuation in modern editions of Hamlet.
Someone (I think it was Orson Welles) suggested an alternate, and "better" (in his opinion) rendition as:
To be or not, to be: that is the question:
I'm not fluent in English enough to understand why this could be an improvement on the original. Please discuss and enlighten me.
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