Research Paper Outline Title: Hamlet: The Independence of Women I. Introduction A. Have an opening sentence about how dependent women were in the sass’s or find a quote online. B. Discuss women’s rights in sass’s 1. Find a source in online database C. Compare to other works in that time D. THESIS: The characteristics of the two female roles in Hamlet shows, through state of mind and actions, that women were not able to make substantial decisions on their own or keep a clear head without men there supporting them. I.
Introduce the two main female roles in Hamlet A. Aphelia 1. Description of Aphelia a) http://www. Few. Com/Lit/default. Asp 2. And for Aphelia, she loses her mind when her brother goes to college, Hamlet rejects her, and then he inadvertently kills her father. B. Gertrude 1. Description a) http://www. Few. Com/l_it/default. Asp 2. When her husband dies, she marries the next man that she is closest to, who happens to be her former brother in law. Ill. General Women in Hamlet A. Http://go. Gallagher. Com/as/ L p Name=null 9932=T003=R2=R circumscriptions
I I CX2896100016 pep=GALE#Corroborative B. Compare that to how most women in the sass’s were with independence. IV. Aphelion’s relationship with Hamlet A. How they met 1. Quotes, and criticism B. Became lovers C. Hamlet rejects her V. Aphelion’s relationship with Polonium A. How he speaks to her Find quotes B. The advice he gives her 1. Criticism C. Is it a two way relationship? Or just one? VI. Aphelion’s relationship with Alerter A. Their conversations 1. Find quotes, criticize B. Does the reader ever see more of a relationship between the two? VI’. Aphelion’s state Of mind post father’s death
A. Is she stable? . Provide text evidence B. What was the cause of this? . Criticism C. How does this all tie together VIII. Gertrude relationship with her son A. Cut off once she married Claudia 1 . Text evidence B. She still love and care for him? Believe the stories that he is telling everyone IX. Gertrude relationship to Claudia A. Why does she marry him? . Why does she seem so special to him? 2. Text evidence B. How does she feel about the accusations. Text evidence X. Conclusion A. Discussion of both the character’s relationship B. Cite specific examples C. Re word thesis statement.