Frailty, Thy Name Is Woman

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Onyekere 1 Chinelo Onyekere Julie Rea Eng 112 Date Hamlet 's statement “Frailty, thy name is woman” Hamlet statement shows that he was not happy with his mother 's remarriage to his uncle. He is referring to his mother he fells that she is weak and not strong enough to mourn his father for longer period. Hamlet was in state of emotional distress due to his fathers ' death. “Frailty, thy name is woman,” frail connotes delicacy, unreliability, and moral corruptibility capturing the ways in which people with “extraordinary” bodies are interpreted as socially suspect on a number of fronts. Although it has been interpreted as meaning physical fragility in contemporary contexts, frailty in this sense refers to the tendency of women to be unfaithful in love (Sally). Gertrude is not dominated herself as a moral weakness. Gertrude is not dominated herself as a moral weakness. Hamlet make the statement base on what he see on his mother characters in marrying Claudius. But he is referring that all women are weak. Weakly betrayed her passion for Viola, appearing under the character of a cavalier, she acquiesces in her indiscretion by saying, For such as we are made, if such we be,Alas! our
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