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Pregnant with Madness — Ophelia ’ s Struggle and Madness in Hamlet

@inproceedings{Chen2011PregnantWM,
  title={Pregnant with Madness — Ophelia ’ s Struggle and Madness in Hamlet},
  author={Yi-Chi Chen},
  year={2011}
}
Madness in Hamlet is one of the crucial themes for Shakespeare to depict the chaotic turbulence in the Hamlet family and the court of Denmark. Due to Claudius’s usurpation of the Old Hamlet’s crown and queen, characters such as Hamlet, Ophelia, and Gertrude suffer seriously from betrayal, resentment, and enragement. Even though she is generally read as a minor character in Hamlet, Ophelia in madness reveals particularly the struggle of the female character that endeavors to have a voice of her… 
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