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Is she a virtuous lady or a crafty temptress? As You Like It As You Like It is considered by many to be one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, and the heroine, Rosalind, is praised as one of his most inspiring characters.
Cymbeline This play, modeled after Boccaccio's Decameron , is often classified as a romance. It features the beautiful Imogen, considered by many to be Shakespeare's most admirable female character. Love's Labour's Lost Love's Labour's Lost is a play of witty banter and little plot, written during the early part of Shakespeare's literary career, when his focus was on fancy conceits and the playful nature of love.
The Merchant of Venice The character of Shylock has raised a debate over whether the play should be condemned as anti-Semitic, and this controversy has overshadowed many other aspects of the play. It features the Bard's beloved character, Falstaff.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream A magical exploration of the mysteries of love, and one of Shakespeare's best-known comedies. The witty banter between Beatrice and Benedick is the highlight of the play. Pericles, Prince of Tyre Portions of Pericles are ripe with imagery and symbolism but the first three acts and scenes v and vi the notorious brothel scenes of Act IV are considered inadequate and likely the work of two other dramatists.
The play was not included in the First Folio of In Shakespeare's sources, Pericles is named Apollonius. The Taming of the Shrew The Taming of the Shrew revolves around the troubled relationship between Katharina and her suitor, Petruchio, who is determined to mold Katharina into a suitable wife. The Tempest Hailed as a stunning climax to the career of England's favorite dramatist, The Tempest is a play praising the glories of reconciliation and forgiveness.
Some believe that Prospero's final speeches signify Shakespeare's personal adieu from the stage. Troilus and Cressida Troilus and Cressida is difficult to categorize because it lacks elements vital to both comedies and tragedies. But, for now, it is classified as a comedy. Twelfth Night Shakespeare loved to use the device of mistaken identity, and nowhere does he use this convention more skillfully than in Twelfth Night. Two Gentlemen of Verona The tale of two friends who travel to Milan and learn about the chaotic world of courting.
The Winter's Tale The Winter's Tale is considered a romantic comedy, but tragic elements are woven throughout the play. We have a first-hand account of a production of the play at the Globe in It is one of Shakespeare's final plays. Today's Guess the Play Show the Answer Quote in Context If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
That strain again! Twelfth Night 1. His ostentatious musings on the nature of love begin with what has become one of Shakespeare's most famous lines: "If music be the food of love, play on.
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He is a romantic dreamer, for whom the idea of being in love is most important. When Valentine gives him the terrible news that Olivia plans to seclude herself for seven years to mourn her deceased brother, Orsino seems unfazed, and hopes Olivia may one day be as bewitched by love the one self king as he.
Fittingly, the scene ends with Orsino off to lay in a bed of flowers, where he can be alone with his love-thoughts. Later in the play it will be up to Viola to teach Orsino the true meaning of love. It is now generally accepted that Fletcher wrote the majority of the play, while Shakespeare wrote most of Act 1 1. With 4, lines and 29, words, Hamlet is the longest Shakespearean play based on the first edition of The Riverside Shakespeare With 1, lines and 14, words, The Comedy of Errors is the shortest Shakespearean play also based on the first edition of The Riverside Shakespeare.
Who was he? Find out Patrons consistently packed the theatres to see the newest foray into debauchery and murder. Shakespeare appealed to the masses by baking this character's two sons in a meat pie and feeding them to her. Who is she? Barrie and Peter Hollindale. Only 8 left in stock - order soon. Available for immediate download. Only 20 left in stock - order soon. Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children Oct 16, Imitation Leather. Only 7 left in stock - order soon. Audio CD.
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