After Hamlet’s speech about suicide and death, Hamlet describes the causes of his pain, specifically his disgust at his mother’s marriage to Claudius. Hamlet is upset with his mother’s choice in remarriage more so than the actual death of his father. As Hamlet contemplates his mother’s marriage, he cries out “frailty, thy name is woman!” (Shakespeare, I. ii. 150) Because of his mother’s actions, Hamlet sees all women as weak, frail, and untrustworthy. Hamlet goes on to explain the unreasonable timing of his mother’s marriage, stating how an animal would have mourned the loss of its mate longer than Hamlet’s mother did.
For instance, when Hamlet states, “Get thee to a nunnery. Why wouldst thou be a breeder / of sinners? I am myself indifferent honest, but yet I / could accuse me of such things that it were better my/ mother had not borne me” (3.1.121-23). He tells Ophelia that he doesn’t love her, which was cruel and uncalled for, even if Ophelia is not completely innocent in this situation as she is spying on him by her father’s orders. Furthermore, Hamlet’s misogyny continues as he disrespects his own mother, as he states, “She married—O most wicked speed!
Proctor’s unwillingness to confess his affair with Abigail demonstrates that his actions are coming from a sense of fear - both of the expected consequences and to protect his reputation and integrity in Salem. Proctor’s wife, Elizabeth, gets suspicious of Proctor’s actions feels uncomfortable when finding out he was alone in a room with Abigail. Proctor, in attempt to cover up his sins, gets furious and exclaims, “No more! I should have roared you down when first you told me your suspicion. I confessed.
This is shown in act two when Abigail stabs herself with a needle to prove that Goody Proctor sent her spirit upon her and to place an accusation on Goody Proctor of witchery. John has lost his relationship with his wife because of his sin, he tries to gain forgiveness of his wife but she tells him, “John, it come to naught that I should forgive you, if you’ll not forgive yourself” (Act four). Elizabeth Proctor says this because she feels that John Proctor will not feel forgiven by his wife until he can forgive himself for lechery. This tragic flaw eventually leads John Proctor to confess and find his path to
The act of marriage to the uncle was seen as complete evil and led him to question the validity of his mother’s marriage vows, causing him to be confused and depressed. From the mental damage done from his corrupt mother, the pure threads of his love interest begin to be stained. The image of Gertrude’s incestous behavior stains his image of women completely, causing Hamlet to violently cut off his relationship with Ophelia. From these problems, Shakespeare conveys a loss of self that is heavily influenced by a dysfunctional relationship with his mother, uncle, lover, and even his dead father. He is manipulated by everyone, confused on which path if not death itself.
Furthermore, towards the end of the play Keller begins to show how remorseful he feels, this is delineated when Chris turns against him and Keller starts “pleading” with him. The noun; “pleading” shows a... ... middle of paper ... ...ore pain. Mother acts blinkered to the truth when Jim tried to draw the truth from her. Mother acts as being unaware and asks; “tell him what?” which to stop the truth getting out and ruining their reputation. When Jim says; “it takes a certain talent… for lying” which suggests to the audience that Mother is corrupt, which also implies Miller believes America to be corrupt.
By Cock, they are to blame. Quoth she, 'Before you tumbled me, You promised me to wed.' ( IV; v; 60-64) It is after the death of Ophelia that Hamlet realizes his true feelings for her. This is another contributing factor that leads to Hamlet's own downfall. This tragic error in judgement leads Hamlet to destroy his relationship with his mother, Gertrude. By faking this madness he makes himself a less be... ... middle of paper ... ...t Ophelia he felt as if he had lost much more.
Similarly, he blames his mother for marrying her dead husband’s brother, who is now the King of Denmark. Hamlet’s treatment for women stems from his mother’s impulsive marriage to his uncle who he hates and Ophelia choosing her father’s advice over him. Hamlet shows much anger and disrespect to the women in his life. Ophelia’s believing her father’s words breaks Hamlets heart, being the reason for his treatment towards not just her but his mother. Ophelia
They do not trust you because you have done sin that hurt them. John had affair between Abigail Williams, he cheated on his wife, and Elizabeth doesn’t really trust him even he have repent. “ELIZABETH, reasonably: John, have you ever shown her somewhat of contempt? She cannot pass you in the church but you will blush— PROCTOR: I may blush for my sin. ELIZABETH: I think she sees another meaning in that blush.
Hamlet also feels intense betrayal from his mother. He trusted her and feels like she has disregarded any love she ever felt towards her former husband. " Mother, you have my father much offended." (III; iv; 11) " A bloody deed-almost as bad, good mother, As kill a king, and marry with his brother. (III; iv; 29-30).