Hamlet and Ophelia, melancholy, grief, and madness have pervaded the works of a great many playwrights, and Shakespeare is not an exception. S madness progresses throughout the play as she comes across more and more unfortunate incidents. S madness was the death of her father. It is possible that Wilson does not see the potential harm to Ophelia should she disobey her authority figures (i.e. Another instance of Hamlets behavior manipulation is his meeting with Ophelia while hisuncle and Polonius are hiding behind a curtain. 4, Hamlet does not remark about the damage he has done to Ophelia. A Method in Hamlet Madness, in Hamlet, Shakespeare brings together a theme of madness with two characters, one truly mad, and one only acting mad to serve a motive.
Hamlets Madness and Ophelias Madness
The news of Polonius? Go to, I?ll no more on? If the man go to this water and drown himself, it is, will he, nill he, he goes, mark you that. Another instance of Hamlet s behavior manipulation is his meeting with Ophelia while his uncle critical review of disobedienc and Polonious are hiding behind a curtain. It is not uncertain, however, that Ophelia is very much controlled by her father.
She is the daughter of Polonius, the chief advisor to the new King Claudius, and a highly respected man. S love is what made him mad. As Hamlet tells Guildenstern. Obviously, Hamlet s character offers more evidences, while Ophelia s breakdown is quick, but more conclusive in its precision.