As You Like It by William Shakespeare (Book Analysis)

As You Like It by William Shakespeare (Book Analysis)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of As You Like It by William Shakespeare, a pastoral comedy which stands out for its sparkling wit and amusing subversion of many of the tropes of the pastoral genre. In the play, numerous characters find themselves in the idyllic Forest of Arden: Duke Senior, whose rightful position has been usurped by his scheming brother; Rosalind, Duke Senior's daughter, who has been forced to flee the court by her vengeful uncle; and Orlando, whose older brother bears a bitter grudge against him. Away from the vices of the court, love flourishes and the characters are able to leave the problems of the past behind and make a fresh start. As You Like It is one of the most loved comedies by William Shakespeare, who is widely considered to be one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language.

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oKey themes and symbols
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Book details

Publication date
April 07, 2019
Publisher
Collection
Page count
56
ISBN
9782808018739