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The Winter’s Tale: That’s Cold True or False

1. For how long does Polixenes visit Leontes? -> Nine months
2. Why does Leontes plan to murder Polixenes? -> Because he believes Polixenes is trying to steal his throne
3. What happens to Hermione’s baby girl? -> It is abandoned
4. What kills Hermione? -> The news of her son’s death
5. Who finds Perdita? -> A shepherd