A Case Study of Masculinity as a Generational Pass Down

Using the work of Judith Butler, I worked to deconstruct the text of Hamlet surrounding the topic of gender. Butler’s work talks about the way we all perform gender in society in order to fit in. Through this essay I analyze the way that different characters perform gender in Hamlet and how that performance is shaped by those in society around them. 

A Case Study of Masculinity as a Generational Pass Down