Prince Hamlet's Ophelia

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Ophelia is an attractive and amiable young girl who, after being deeply insulted by Hamlet, feeling as though she cannot live up to her family’s expectations, and her father’s death, drowns herself in the river. Prince Hamlet’s mother, Queen Gertrude of Denmark, is a cowardly woman who acts out of self-preservation and is easily tempted by her reliance on receiving affection.
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