Pray you, let’s have no words of this;

Ophelia doesn’t have a lot of lines. She probably speaks/sings more in this scene than she does is in the entire rest of the play. We tend to value people who have a lot of words. We think people who talk know things. I know that this is not necessarily so…and sometimes talking only covers things up. So there is something poignant about a quiet character asking for “no words of this.”

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