Shakespeare’s Hamlet: Did Hamlet Love for Ophelia?

Hamlet and Ophelia’s relationship is very complicated, and many critics have questioned whether Hamlet genuinely loved Ophelia. Hamlet genuinely loved her before his father’s death, and this is shown by the love letters they have from before. However, after Hamlet’s father’s death, he develops trust issues and resentment  especially towards women after his mother’s haste…

Poem Comparison Essays: ‘Prayer Before Birth’ and ‘War Photographer’

Essay #1 ‘Prayer Before Birth’ and ‘War Photographer’ both reveal poets who are captivated by aspects of society and at the same time are concerned to explore the effects society has on individuals. Both poems are well structured and have imposing language. Through her poem ‘War Photographer’, Carol Ann Duffy casts a harsh light on…