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As You Like It Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of As You Like It

"All the world's a stage...." Duke Senior and his courtiers have been overthrown by his brother Duke Frederick, and have gone to live in the forest of Arden. Rosalind, the daughter of Duke Senior, is banished too, but the usurper's daughter Celia (Rosalind's cousin) goes with her. The court fool, Touchstone, accompanies the banished daughters to the wild forest. Orlando, the honorable son of one of the courtiers, also heads for the woods after winning a wrestling match and falling in love with Rosalind. There he meets her again, disguised as a man, and all the characters have merry adventures in the wild.
This report prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   distant past/middle ages Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () Europe    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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