Ophelia, Gertrude, and Regicide - Hamlet II: Crash Course Literature 204

Author: William Shakespeare
Book: Four Great Tragedies: Hamlet / Othello / King Lear / Macbeth

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In which John Green teaches you MORE about Bill Shakespeare's Hamlet. John talks about gender roles in Hamlet, and what kind of power and agency Ophelia and Gertrude had, if they had any at all (spoiler alert: we think they did). You'll also learn about regicide, Ophelia's flowers, and Hamlet's potential motivations. Also, Oedipus comes up again, but we don't buy it.…more

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