Ophelia Character Summary

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  • Ophelia
    • Key Quotes
      • Hamlet- 'get thee to a nunnery'
      • 'you speak like a green girl'
      • Gertrude-'the fair Ophelia'
      • Hamlet- 'I loved ophelia, forty thousand brother could not, with all their quantity of love, make up my sum'
      • 'is she to be buried in a christian burial when she wilfully seeks her own salvation?'
    • Background
      • Polonius' daughter and Hamlets girlfriend
      • Ophelia is unconcerned with questioning the 'status quo', seems to be because of her innocence and purity
      • Loyal to her father
      • Dosen't understand Hamlet's ways towards her, after her father's death, she becomes insane


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