Hamlet Theme Criticial Interpretations

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  • Created on: 26-04-19 13:23
T.S Eliot- Hamlet's treatment of Gertrude
"Hamlet's disgust is excessive: Gertrude's behaviour is insufficient to justify his emotional condemnation of her"
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Hunt- Ophelia's madness
Ophelia is "empowered by her own madness"
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Dane- Ophelia's nothingness
"Ophelia is, in essence, nothing, an empty cipher waiting to be infused with...meaning"
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Emma McGrory- authentic self
"Ophelia is given no opportunity to develop an authentic self"
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JC Allen- excited state of mind
Even before putting on an "antic disposition", Hamlet "betrays such as excited state of mind as borders on insanity"
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Ophelia is "empowered by her own madness"

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Hunt- Ophelia's madness

Card 3

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"Ophelia is, in essence, nothing, an empty cipher waiting to be infused with...meaning"

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Card 4

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"Ophelia is given no opportunity to develop an authentic self"

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Card 5

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Even before putting on an "antic disposition", Hamlet "betrays such as excited state of mind as borders on insanity"

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