Examples Of Ophelia In Hamlet

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In "Hamlet," Act ⅠⅠⅠ, Scene ⅰ, the character Hamlet is speaking to his love interest, Ophelia. The context of the quote is Hamlet's frustration and disappointment with the way people, in this case, a woman, change themselves to please others. He uses the metaphor of creating a new face to describe how people hide their true selves to fit societal expectations. The quote also expresses Hamlet’s disgust towards the institution of marriage, which he sees as a way for people to conform and lose their individuality. He declares that he will have no more marriages and that those who are already married should live as they are, while the rest should go to a nunnery. This suggests that Hamlet views marriage as a trap that forces people to give up their
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