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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for William Shakespear’s As You Like It, one of Shakespeare’s “great” or “middle” comedies. As a satirical tale of pastoral romance, As You Like It examines the cruelties and corruption of court life and love. Moreover, Shakespeare amusingly weaves a tale of love manifested in varied forms but targets the main theme of “love at first sight” through his playful imagery and characters. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Shakespear’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including
essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.