This question brings us to the issue of true friendship.In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the relationship between Hamlet and Horatio as well as the relationship between Hamlet with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are presented.In act III scene iv, Hamlet and Gertrude's relationship develops into a disrespectful and mistrustful one.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare focuses on the title character plotting vengeance against Claudius for his father's murder to capture the Danish crown.
The new king is also Hamlet's uncle and now stepdad due to the marriage with his mother, Gertrude.
At first it seems that Hamlet does not really care about Ophelia and is just using her for sexual pleasure.
However, as the play goes on the views of the mixed up emotions and wins him back over to her side.
Ophelia is part of a plan to set up Hamlet which will things such as madness, suicide and depression. A comparison of the love relationship between Ophelia and Hamlet and Gertrude and Claudius, will illustrate that betrayal, selfishness and lack of love cause the downfall of these relationships.
There are many examples of betrayal in the play Hamlet.
Gertrude's involvement with the murder of King Hamlet has cost her the mother-son connection with Hamlet which leads to him having an unstable relationship with Gertrude.
Hamlet discovers elements of false love in Ophelia as he relates her flaws with Gertrudes'.
The relationship between Ophelia and Hamlet in the play Hamlet is unknown and is views as constantly changing to the audience.
It is known early in the play that there is some sort of relationship.