Was Hamlet Really In Love With Ophelia Research Paper
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Topic: What was the relationship of Ophelia to Hamlet? Was Hamlet truly in love with Ophelia?
Title: Hamlet Version of Love.
Summary/Abstract: In Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, there are many inquiries whether or not Hamlet ever was in love with Ophelia. Although there is plenty of evidence arguing that Hamlet never loved her and that he was just using her, there is also more proof that will argue that Ophelia was madly in love with Hamlet. Does he show a completely different side of his feelings to her and act as if he loves her when Ophelia and he are alone? Hamlet shows throughout the play that he is really in love with Ophelia .Ophelia was only insane because of the rejection from Hamlet and his treatment of her. Ophelia really adored Hamlet and he in return he only broke her heart. Many believe Hamlet acted that way because of his complex issues as a man with his feeling for his mother who is struggling to understand what love really is. In Shakespeare play the character Hamlet's was portrayed for the of untrue love for Ophelia and the treatment of how he lead Ophelia to question their relationship though out the paper you will be…show more content… Ophelia father Polonius tries to control her and warns her to avoid Hamlet but that only started the beginning of her undying love for Hamlet .Ophelia father tells her that Hamlet is no good for her “Perhaps he loves you not” (1.3). Ophelia had to listen to her family continue to tell her how Hamlet really doesn’t love her and that Hamlet feelings”: are just a big flirtation, the temporary phase of a hot-blooded youth. It won’t last. It’s sweet, but his affection will fade after a minute. Not a second more”(1.3) .Ophelia lets her brother know that Hamlet has “He hath, my lord, of late made many tenders/of his affection to me” (220.127.116.11) .That was how the start of Hamlet and Ophelia began to start a war of love between the