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Hamlet and Women

Summary: In William Shakespeare's play "Hamlet," Hamlet exhibits a negative view toward the women in his life. He feels that both his mother Gertrude and Ophelia have betrayed him through their actions; Gertrude married only a month after Hamlet's father's death, and Ophelia heeds her father's command not to see Hamlet despite professing her love for him. Hamlet sees both women as weak and too dependent on the men in their lives, leading him to state, "Frailty, thy name is woman."
In the play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare, Hamlet has a negative

view of all women. Hamlet says harsh things to women and treats them as if they

are inferior to him. At first it seems as if he is just very misogynistic, but he actually

treats the women this way because of how they've betrayed him.

Hamlet's relationship with his mother Gertrude isn't the best because although

he loves his mother, he is still appalled that she would marry his uncle a month after

his death. Hamlet seems to struggle with his feelings for his mother; love or hatred.

Hamlet feels that his mother has betrayed both him and his father for remarrying so

quickly after his death. Hamlet sees his mother as a weak woman because she

depends on men too much which is shown when she remarries so quickly after the

death of her husband...

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