Hamlet’s ‘Get thee come a nunnery’ decided to Ophelia is a memorable minute in a play complete of memorable moments. Prior to we analyse his speech, this is a reminder of the pertinent section the the play, i beg your pardon is discovered in action 3 scene 1, not lengthy after Hamlet’s renowned ‘To be, or not to be’ soliloquy.

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HAMLET:


Get thee to a nunnery! Why wouldst thou be a breeder that sinners? ns am myself indifferent honest but yet I could accuse me of such things that it were far better my mother had actually not borne me. Ns am really proud, revengeful, ambitious, with much more offences in ~ my beck 보다 I have thoughts to placed them in, creativity to offer them shape, or time to act castle in. What should such fellows as I perform crawling in between earth and also heaven? We room arrant knaves – think none that us. Walk thy ways to a nunnery. Where’s her father?

OPHELIA:


At home, mine lord.

HAMLET:


Let the doors be shut upon him the he may play the fool nowhere yet in’s very own house. Farewell.

OPHELIA