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... in Hamlet. When Hamlet says; “Frailty, thy is woman”, (Act Scene 2, 146), he does not mean that all women are frail. He means that the trait of frailty is a feminine one. In this same speech, he refers to his mother, Gertrude, as frail because she has re-married in less than two months after the death of her first husband. The frailty here means the moral weakness of Gertrude. Hamlet compares his mother to an unweeded garden. She has fallen for her brother-in-law, who has always been present and nurtured his relationship with her like a seed. Hamlet questions her frailty as she seems to need to remarry even before proper mourning of his father, the great King Hamlet, is over. Gertrude clings to the...