How the miseries of Hamlet’s Ophelia portray the misogyny faced by women over the years

Kate Winslet as Ophelia in the movie Hamlet (1996). Source: https://nighthawknews.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/kate-as-ophelia-in-hamlet-kate-winslet-12007258-1023-465.jpg?w=848

Sexism is a disease that has plagued the planet since the beginning of humankind’s recorded history. The first country to provide voting rights to women was New Zealand when they passed the woman’s suffrage bill in 1893 (“Women”). One would expect such an orthodox and ancient prejudice to have vanished by the time humankind entered the 21st…