• Nature's Gentlemen
    Act1 The first act opens in an orchard where Orlando and his servant Adam are engrossed in conversation, Orlando stating that if he remembers correctly, his father bequeathed him a certain sum, bidding his elder brother Oliver educate him. He complains, however, that, instead of obeying these injunctions...
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  • Belonging Essay
    “As You Like IT”, the poem “Villane on a Theme” by George Good and the film “Remember the Titans” directed by Boaz Yakin. By analysing the texts in relation to belonging we see a variety of perceptions to belonging in the means of relationships, family and place. The different contexts in which each text...
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  • Banter
    of two very different sides of emotional disposition throughout ‘As You Like It’ present many opportunities for comical moments and also contrast between the nature of the characters themselves. Many of the characters can be slotted into loosely defined categories of being either joyous or melancholy...
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  • Rosalind in As you like it play
    they are not separate worlds of drama and romance, but poles of a continuum. Helene Gardner writes, ‘Generalization about the essential distinction between tragedy and comedy is called in question, when we turn to Shakespeare, by the inclusiveness of his vision of life.’1 Though the characters differ in...
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  • Belonging as You Like It
    character in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” has a marked opinion on love and marriage which ranges from the romantic Orlando to Ganymede who is quite skeptical of love and endeavors to “rid” Orlando of his petty infatuation for Rosalind. Touchstone, who has what I consider the most unique view on love and marriage...
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  • As You Like It/Alibrandi
    other related text of your own choosing? Belonging is a sense of enlightenment felt when an individual gains an understanding of themselves in relation to others and the wider world. William Shakespeare’s pastoral play ‘As You Like It’ and the bildungsroman ‘Looking For Alibrandi’ written by Melina...
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  • Society
    Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone have as they enter Arden is with an impoverished shepherd, Corin, who complains of a “churlish” master. The contrast between them is remarkable – while they wish to “buy entertainment” with their gold, the shepherd does not even “shear the fleeces [he] graze[s]”. While Celia...
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  • Essay
    AS YOU LIKE IT ‐ SHAKESPEARE Act 1 Scene 1 Q 1: Read the extract and answer the following. Orlando: As I remember, Adam, ,it was upon this fashion: (he) bequeathed me by will but poor a thousand crowns, and, as thou sayest charged my brother, on his blessing, to breed me well: and there begins...
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  • My Essays
      AS YOU LIKE IT ‐ SHAKESPEARE  Act 1 Scene 1  Q 1: Read the extract and answer the following.  Orlando: As I remember, Adam, ,it was upon this fashion: (he) bequeathed me by will but poor a   thousand crowns, and, as thou sayest charged my brother, on his blessing, to breed me well: and there  ...
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  • forest of arden
    Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone have as they enter Arden is with an impoverished shepherd, Corin, who complains of a “churlish” master. The contrast between them is remarkable – while they wish to “buy entertainment” with their gold, the shepherd does not even “shear the fleeces [he] graze[s]”. While Celia...
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  • Belonging- as You Like It and Jude the Obscure
    audience can also endeavour to understand the role of how decisions made by people impact their own experiences of acceptance or displacement in the relation to a sense of kinship with place. In some instances an individual will derive negative connotations from belonging and this will in turn have...
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  • Various Forms of Love in the First Three Acts of ‘as You Like It’
    first three acts of ‘As You Like It’ Various forms of love are depicted in Shakespeare’s play ‘As You Like It’ which clearly show the relationships between the key characters in the play as well as illustrating the different aspects of their characteristics. The first three acts introduce the ideas of...
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  • The Summary and Analysis of the Story as You Like It
    > Act I, scenes ii–iii Act I, scene i Summary Orlando, the youngest son of the recently deceased Sir Rowland de Bois, describes his unfortunate state of affairs to Adam, Sir Rowland’s loyal former servant. Upon his father’s death, Orlando was bequeathed a mere1,000 crowns, a paltry sum for a...
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  • Parth Bansal
    * Oliver is jealous of Orlando. * It is in this manner Sir Rowland de boys gave me only a poor thousand crowns (currency). And as you say ordered my brother that you have to take care of Orlando. Oliver was given all the property. Jacques got education. He has good progress. Orlando is kept...
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  • Our Casuarina Tree
    Scene I opens in the orchard of Oliver's house. Orlando and Adam converse with each other. Orlando complains against Oliver for doing nothing to educate him. It pains him to say that the money left by his father in his will was pocketed by his brother, Oliver and that he has not been given chance for self-improvement...
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  • Pride and Prejudice
    son, Oliver. Although Sir Rowland has instructed Oliver to take good care of his brother, Orlando, Oliver refuses to do so. Out of pure spite, he denies Orlando the education, training, and property befitting a gentleman. Charles, a wrestler from the court of Duke Frederick, arrives to warn Oliver of a...
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  • As You Like It - What Is the Meaning of Love?
    different forms of love between the characters, some variations of love more passionate as opposed to others. Love is something that can be genuine, that can be mistaken for infatuation, and something that can be unrequited. True, genuine love occurs between Rosalind and Orlando in Shakespeare’s As You...
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  • Belonging Essay
    emphasize the contrasts between the two settings; the Court and the Forest of Arden which in turn explores the ambiguity of belonging. In Act 1 the play is set in various parts of the Court. The Elizabethan chain of being is disturbed by the usurpation of Duke Senior. Oliver and Orlando have an unusual and...
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  • 'THE REFLECTIVE TERM' THE FOREST OF ARDEN OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAY AS YOU LIKE IT-
    There are, generally speaking, two main movements required to achieve this artistic result- a movement of Complication and a movement of Resolution. Between these two movements the plot will develop through many ups and downs which follow a well-regulated course. Structurally the natural divisions of a...
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  • Shakespeare's Life and as You Like It
    lost by default, Shakespeare left no historical traces until he is mentioned as part of the London theatrical scene. Indeed, the seven-year period between 1585 (when his twin children were born) and 1592 (when Robert Greene called him an "upstart crow") is known as Shakespeare's "lost years" because no...
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