Critical Analysis of Dramatic Paradox in Hamlet Ophelia likes Hamlet although we believe he doesn’t feel the exact same way towards her by the way he treats her at certain times in the play, however he truly in the end does reveal he loved Ophelia. This occurrence manipulates audience sympathies, develops character and develops the dispute of the play. It manipulates the audience compassions since it’s revealing something that the audience has actually probably seen in truth.
When there’s an incident like this occurring in real life, people will feel unfortunate because of the negative things that are taking place to a person. In this occurrence, the audience understands that she’s been falling for Hamlet, and still the audience would prefer seeing the best outcome take place to Ophelia, though the audience knows the factor for it to not occur, therefore the audience sympathies end up being manipulated. This occurrence develops the character since by Hamlet not feeling the way she does towards him, it offers the audience an insight on how Hamlet feels about women.
In this case, the audience can see that Hamlet’s disgust of his mother’s unexpected marriage makes him become a villain towards women. He believes they’re all alike, simple to persuade like his mom was encouraged by his uncle and in haste too. It develops the conflict of the play due to the fact that throughout the play, a new unfavorable feeling of Hamlet’s, always ends up being revealed, and follows one after another. It constructs on to the play, that makes Hamlet state later, “to be or not to be. Each time Hamlet feels bad the more he does not value his life and the more he feels like being dead. In conclusion, this is how the incident has an affect. It does so many things to the play, like how it brings out a character, how it connects to an audience, and how it develops on the conflict. This incident is one of fundamental parts of the play due to the fact that without it, we might not see Hamlet the way we see it now.