The Comedy of Errors Book Summary and Study Guide

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Shakespeare was probably younger than 30 when he wrote this early comedy. It's a farcical story of two sets of twins (masters and servants) separated at birth, two warring cities who have declared death to anyone from one who turns up in the other, and lots of mixups due to mistaken identity. Don't expect any great profundity (although some love dialogue between Antipholus of Syracuse and Luciana sounds very much like passages that will turn up a little later in _Romeo and Juliet_) -- just a lot of fast paced and silly fun.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Brother Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Greek


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Greece City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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