Hamlet and his mother
In ShakespeareÂ¡Â¦s play of Hamlet, we are under the impression that Hamlet is emotionally suffering with his troubled relationship with his mother, Gertrude. His relationship with Gertrude clearly inhibits him at various points in the play, and exhibits a variety of emotions. This is evidenced by, among other things his false sense of womanhood in the play. Hamlet views his mother as both weak and false, as a consequence, other aspect of HamletÂ¡Â¦s psychology are affected, namely his inability to act on his fatherÂ¡Â¦s death.
HamletÂ¡Â¦s view of his mother is first presented in his soliloquy immediately following his conservation with Claudius and Gertrude. In the scene, Hamlet discusses the view of his motherÂ¡Â¦s behavior following his fatherÂ¡Â¦s death. He says
as if increase of appetite of had grown
By what if fed on/ and yet within a monthÂ¡Â¨
This seems to suggest that the more Gertrude was with HamletÂ¡Â¦s father, the more her desire grew on him. In essence, Hamlet is saying that GertrudeÂ¡Â¦s behavior with regard to his father was false because she abandoned his fatherÂ¡Â¦s memory so quickly.
In addition to his view that Gertrude is false, Hamlet also views his mother as weak. Indeed, he even claims, Â¡Â§frailty, thy name is woman in reference to his description of his motherÂ¡Â¦s behavior. Hamlet also makes constant reference to the speed at which Gertrude the memory of his father and married Claudius. He says:
Â¡Â§Within a month, Ere yet the salt of most unrighteous tears
Had left the flushing in her galled eyes
She married. O most wicked speed, to post
With such dexterity to incestuous sheets !
By making reference to the Â¡Â§wicked speedÂ¡Â¨ of which Gertrude abandoned his fat