What are adjectives that describe Ophelia in Hamlet?

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Innocent: Ophelia is completely innocent of the ways of the world, yet finds herself deeply embroiled in court intrigue, an unwitting pawn in a political plot devised by her father Polonius and the wicked usurper Claudius. She doesn't have the faintest idea what's going on at court, or why Polonius and Claudius want to set her up with a meeting with Hamlet to determine the precise nature of his apparent madness. But as a dutiful daughter, not to mention a loyal servant of the king, she goes along with the sordid scheme anyway, which causes her considerable emotional damage thanks to Hamlet's unhinged outburst.

Gentle: Poor Ophelia. She's one of those gentle souls whose delicate, fragile natures make them unfitted to live in this big old scary world of ours. And in Denmark under Claudius, it's even worse. In this rotten kingdom, life, especially life at court, is conducted on the basis of survival of the fittest; it's either kill or be killed. But sweet gentle Ophelia wouldn't hurt...

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