As Ophelia rushes to comfort her friend Kevin, who is suffering from butterflies in the stomach, she meets up with various friends who misunderstand the problem, each one adding a new ailment and cure to the growing list.
|Statement||Ingrid & Dieter Schubert|
|Contributions||Schubert, Dieter, 1947-|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.S3834 Op 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) :|
|LC Control Number||2009275629|
Ophelia is a character that is full of such raw human emotion, and that's really what drew me in. However, about two- thirds into the book, the storyline dragged on and was a little unrelated to the original story and somewhat strange. I liked Klein's twist on Ophelia's story, but I felt it should have ended when Ophelia had succeeded in her /5(91). Ophelia's Books is an eclectic source of quality used books located in the heart of Fremont, Seattle. Established Whether you're a poverty-stricken student, a well-heeled book collector, a frantic gift-shopper, or a rabid bibliophile, you'll find something to soothe your brain here. "Lisa Klein has done an incredible job with Ophelia. She has taken one of Shakespeare’s famous plays and written a tale that is a little more user friendly in today’s world Add castles, adventure, romance, murder and fleeing for one’s life, and you have an amazing story." - , a Best Book of the Year. From the Publisher/5(). Ophelia is a difficult role to play because her character, like Gertrude's, is murky. Part of the difficulty is that Shakespeare wrote his female roles for men, and there were always limitations on them that restricted and defined the characterizations devised. In the case of an ingenue like Ophelia, a very young and lovely woman, Shakespeare would have been writing for a boy.
Ophelia, Covington, TN. K likes. Shopping & RetailFollowers: K. Ophelia’s character arc can be read in several different ways. By one reading, she is the ultimate victim, a chaste and innocent girl swept into madness by patriarchal abuse and self-denial. This book blew me away. It is the re-imagining of the story of Ophelia, from Shakespeare's play Hamlet (Folger Shakespeare Library). In the play, Ophelia is in love with Hamlet and ends up committing suicide because of his treatment of her and because he killed her father.5/5(5). Polonius ’s daughter, Laertes ’ sister, and Hamlet ’s lover. Along with Gertrude, Ophelia is the only other female character in the play, Ophelia’s actions and trajectory are unfortunately defined by the men around the start of the play, Ophelia—who has been in a relationship of undetermined seriousness with Hamlet for an unspecified amount of time—is used as a pawn in her.