HAMLET- Ophelia interpretations

How does Stockton note the internal dilemma within Ophelia’s character? “Ophelia is torn between two contradictory poles.”
How does Stockton describe the relationship between Ophelia and her family members? “To her father and brother, Ophelia is the eternal virgin…”
How does Stockton describe the relationship between Ophelia and Hamlet? “To Hamlet, she [Ophelia] is a sexual object, a corrupt and deceitful lover.”
How does Edwards note Ophelia’s dependency on others? “we can imagine Hamlet’s story without Ophelia, but Ophelia literally has no story without Hamlet”
How does Showalter note Ophelia’s significance in her relation to Hamlet’s character? “…female counterpart to Hamlet as a portrait of conflict and stress.”
How does Chen discuss the nature of Madness in general within Hamlet? “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.”
How does Chen discuss the nature of Ophelia’s madness, specifically? “Ophelia in madness reveals particularly the struggle of the female character that endeavors to have a voice of her own.”
How does Johnson interpret Hamlet’s treatment of Ophelia? “Too horrible to be read or uttered.”

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