Feministic Theory In Hamlet

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Abstract In this research project the researcher will deals with the feministic approaches of Hamlet, characters of Ophelia and Gertrude and specifications of Shakespeare for female characters in his dramas. Researcher will mainly concern with the two characters of Ophelia and Gertrude. Shakespeare unjustified with these characters and researcher tries to highlight these in justifications at indigenous level. Several researches already conducted by many researchers at international level but locally it is neglect completely. That’s the reason which contempt’s the researcher to investigate or inspect the feministic perspective in Shakespeare dramas. Researcher will collect the data from…show more content…
They have been less portrayed and they have been given limited amount of emphasis, and they have been shadowed by the masculine. This study will answer the following questions • How the characters of Ophelia and Gertrude have been deals in “Hamlet”? • By applying a feministic theory how can we say that the female characters in “Hamlet “Have been marginalized? • Did Female characters of any literary work were usually criticized in classical age or also in modern…show more content…
The basis of the movement, both in literature and society, is that the Western world is fundamentally patriarchal (i.e., created by men, ruled by men, viewed through the eyes of men, and judged by men). The social movement of feminism found its approach to literature in the 1960s. Of course, women had already been writing and publishing for centuries, but the 1960s saw the rise of a literary theory. Until then, the works of female writers (or works about females) were examined by the same standards as those by male writers (and about men). Women were thought to be unintelligent (at least in part because they were generally less formally educated than men), and many women accepted that judgments. It was not until the feminist movement was well under way that women began examining old texts to reevaluate their portrayal of women and writing new works to fit the “modern woman.” The feminist approach is based on finding suggestions of misogyny (negative attitudes about women) within pieces of literature and exposing them. Feminists are interested in exposing elements in literature that have been accepted as the norm by both men and women. They have even dissected many words in Western languages that are believed to be rooted in masculinity. Feminists argue that since the past millennia in the West have been dominated by men—whether they be the politicians in power or the
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