The Role of Women in Hamlet by Sienna Wong on Prezi
03/12/2013 · The Role of Women in Hamlet Ger ..
Nov. 12 –> Topic is due (e-mail me & tell me what your topic is)
Nov. 26–> Essay outline is due via e-mail (link on the class website to the outline file (click open or the dots beside open and click download)
Dec. 6 –> Instead of class, we will have one-on-one counselling where you will bring a rough draft (or whatever you have written so far) and I will give you some advice.
Dec. 10 –> Essays are due via e-mail
Hamlet thesis statements on women - goffinet …
"Misogynistic critics argued the Queen as a 'whore', describing her as a 'shallow, amiable, lymphatic creature and declaring Hamlet's mother to be a 'criminal' guilty of incestuous sin"
Each male figure plays a key role in her madness and death
Smith EWL 09-10: Thesis statements for Hamlet
Relegating her to a perpetual childhood, Polonius educates his 'green girl' (1.3.101) to be an obedient automaton willing to acquiesce to his every command" (Dane 3)
Depends on her husband's (Claudius) for advice and insight in regards to Hamlet's behavior (i.e, When Claudius and Gertrude send Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to spy on Hamlet) 2.2.10
Gertrude longing for the attention that she loses when late King Hamlet dies, quickly marries Claudius
Source: Loberg, Harmonie.
Thesis statements for Hamlet Post your thesis statement ..
Or, if thou wilt needs marry, marry a fool, for wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them" (3.1.135)
Tools of Manipulation
Claudius' thirst for power enables him to manipulates events, people's and relationships, especially Gertrude's.
Claudius disguises himself as a loving and caring stepfather to Hamlet in order to gain Gertrude's love and trust.
Smith EWL 08-09: Hamlet thesis statement
"Gertrude is weak and dependent until the end of the play where her one act of independence causes her death" (Findlay 153)
Tools of Manipulation
Shows great loyalty to Polonius as she agrees to stay away from Hamlet and ignore his advances towards her
Polonius and Claudius uses Ophelia to spy on Hamlet
Ophelia, walk you here.