Feminist approach in hamlet

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Feminist approach in hamlet

  1. 1.  Topic: Feminist Approach in Hamlet  Paper: 1  Paper Name: The Renaissance Literature  Name: Patel Kinjal  Roll No: 19  Class: M.A. 1, SEM- 1  Year: 2013  Submitted to: S.B. Gardi Department of English Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University (Gujarat – India)
  2. 2. Feminist approach in Hamlet WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
  3. 3. Introduc tion William Shakespeare has universalizes his literary work. He wrote many Sonnets, Comedies, Tragedies and Tragi-Comedies. Usually his females characters are strong but if we go through Hamlet we find them feeble.
  4. 4. Females Characters in Shakespeare’s Drama In ‘ Macbeth’ Lady Macbeth
  5. 5. She force his husband to kill the king.
  6. 6. In’ As You Like It’ heroine faced many difficulties.
  7. 7. In most of Shakespeare’s drama women are more beautiful.
  8. 8.  But in the Hamlet both the women are feeble.  Gertrude is Hamlet’s mother  Ophelia  Innocent
  9. 9. Gertrude  Full of fault’s, pride, lust  Lothesome characters  Her role like villain
  10. 10. Bed chamber scene A Bloody Deed - Hamlet (7-10) Movie CLIP (1990) HD.mp4
  11. 11. Gertrude as a mother  She loves her son  Helps her son  Accepts her mistakes  Behave like innocent creature  Loyal to the king Claudius  Cares about Ophelia and Polonius
  12. 12. Character of Gertrude  Sensous nature  Loved luxurious life  A trustworthy person  Female weakness  drinking poisoned
  13. 13. Ophelia  Polonius daughter  Beautiful , faithful and     obedient Lovely and innocent girl Totally dependent on male characters Epitome of goodness She dies drowning in the river amid garlands
  14. 14.  Love her father and brother
  15. 15. Comparison between Ophelia and Gertrude  Both the female      characters are weaker Lack virtues Hamlet’s witness Both the women are made whore Gertrude by Claudius Ophelia by Hamlet
  16. 16. Conclusion  Both women characters are shown as weaker sex.  Lower category  Symbol of ingratitude and infidelity  Powered by males and lack freedom

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