He fails to understand how his mother could so much dangle on his father (Shakespeare I. 140, 143) then marry so soon after his father’s death.He therefore resolves that woman’s adoration is so frail and can be changed so easily depending on the situation that the woman finds herself.Because of Gertrude’s evil plans of betraying her once beloved husband, Hamlet’s love for Ophelia, the woman who he loved and one who gave back an equal share of the love changes, and is significantly affected. As time goes by, the gap between Hamlet and Ophelia widens to the level of Hamlet declaring that he does not love Ophelia at all and is not ready to love her anymore (Shakespeare III.i.119-120).
He fails to understand how his mother could so much dangle on his father (Shakespeare I. 140, 143) then marry so soon after his father’s death.
Gertrude’s actions instill a lot of anger to Hamlet who in turn reaches the level of killing any man who seems to take up the position of his late father.
In this play, Shakespeare uses a woman called Gertrude who is among the few women featured in the masterwork.
Through her relationship with her son Hamlet, Shakespeare paints a picture of betrayal.
The conversation` between Hamlet and his mother brings back Gertrude to her senses where she feels the guilt and shame of her actions (Caxton 80).
It is at this point that she realizes that all along, she had been doing what was not right and it was a great act of betrayal to her late husband.