The Gender Inequality Of Women 's Experience With Society Essay

1348 Words Nov 17th, 2015 6 Pages
A gender role is a series of societal norms imposing what types of behaviors are generally considered acceptable, appropriate or valuable for a person based on their actual or perceived sex, which has existed for a long time. It has apparently changed since the Elizabeth era (1500s) that females seem to start fighting on their own benefits. William Shakespeare, who is the greatest writer in the English language and the world 's pre-eminent dramatist, has written the play Hamlet that is also contented this issue. In hamlet, the problem has seen through three different points of view: the gender inequality that women’s experience with society is unequal, the gender difference between female roles and male role and the gender oppression such as the sexist abuse that women suffer from men. Thus, the theme of gender roles is successfully being demonstrated in the play through the motifs of decay and diseases, pretenses and an unweeded garden.
The gender inequality that women’s experience with society is unequal through running imageries of pretenses, unweeded garden and disease from some of the speeches that are spoken to Ophelia about her love. From Hamlet’s opinion, females are hiding themselves behind their shield, using their goods to attack other; it proves in the speech between Hamlet and Ophelia while she is giving back his presents. “I have heard of your paintings too, well enough. God has given you one face and you make yourselves another. You jig and amble, and you…

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