"If Hamlet from himself be ta'en away,
And when he's not himself does wrong Laertes,
Then Hamlet does it not, Hamlet denies it.
Who does it then? His madness. If't be so,
Hamlet is of the faction that is wrong'd;
His madness is poor Hamlet's enemy."
Hamlet: The Character of Ophelia
Ophelia is gentle, loving and beautiful. She is also obedient to her father and loyal to her family and it is this which draws her into the circle of disaster and leads to her "untimely death". She is deeply in love with Hamlet and believes his "tenders"
The play Hamlet tells us the story of a young the Prince of Denmark of the same name who was devastated by his father's death. This drama is one of the great tragic plays by William Shakespeare. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother, Queen Gertrude's remarriage to Claudius. The
Smith's Hyper Hamlet
with Hypertext Links to Related Lines, Plot Summary, Themes, Motifs & Symbolism & Word-Play, Character Analysis, Historical Context, and Essays
Complete Text of Hamlet Annotated with Hypertext Links
(This is useful for searching within the play without
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