Asked • 07/23/19

Why was Ophelia psychologically ill in the Shakespearean play Hamlet?

In the Shakespearean play Hamlet Ophelia became psychologically ill. Was it because of Hamlet's behavior or how society treated her or what's the real reason behind her sudden illness? Did Shakespeare leave any reference to the reason behind her illness?

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Amanda C. answered • 07/26/19

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