The Dramatic and Linguistic Means by which Shakespeare Presents Various Aspects of Love in As You Like It
However, the typical Shakespearian’ fool is quick witted, a master of comedy, and able cause laughter without the accumulation of grudges, and effectively evading the build-up of ‘debt’. Despite being briefly present in “Hamlet”, Sterne’s jesterous Yorick succeeds in being an adequate conduct or vessel through the story itself. He encapsulates and exhumes the quintessential qualities of a typical jester, in that Yorick is able to slip the conversation onto a tangent whenever the topic of his ‘debts’ is brought in to a conversation; he manages to evade these conversations as if it were a “hop, skip and jump” to him (27). However, the reality of his economic social status inevitably awaits Yorick “until, he is trapped in a social chimney corner.” When in due time Yorick will be trapped and utterly incapable to slip the topic in to a tangendental digression. Nevertheless Yorick shows his capability or fulfilment in the role of a jester by ignoring all modes of reality through his comedy, however it results in his violent death. Although demonstrating that the fool can submerge themselves in laughter, rather chapter 12 proves that reality will down the fool in
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Shakespeare wrote a numerous plays in his time, and a good number of them were comedies, however almost all of them had comedic elements in them. Just like modern day entertainment, Shakespeare added humor to ...
The discussion of play-within-a-play makes us think; what counts as good theatre? What does it take for us to act on a play? Can anyone watch and understand the art of theatre, with elements of parody in it? These questions provide very sparse answers, but through the parody of Pyramus and Thisbe and also Romeo and Juliet in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare has shown us a parody of what a bad theatre is itself. These parodies show that the play requires deep understanding of the art of theatre in order for it to be enjoyed fully.
Shakespeare uses his gift for humor and goofiness to reveal new sides of his characters. By making his characters laugh and be stupid, we get to see them as actual , complex people with thoughts and vulnerabilities and weird personalities. He uses humor as the tool necessary to make humans out of words, as opposed to roles.
Wiles, David. Shakespeare's Clown Actor and Text in the Elizabethan Playhouse. Cambridge [etc.: Cambridge UP, 1987. Print.
As You Like It Literary Analysis As You Like It is a typical Elizabethan comedy. There are puns galore, and plenty of dramatic irony to drive the plot forward. The title is even a reference to how the play ends – with a giant wedding uniting three couples the way an audience would like it. While on the surface Shakespeare’s
As You Like It is love: The Language of Love The most obvious concern of As You Like It is love, and particularly the attitudes and the language appropriate to young romantic love. This is obvious from the relationships between Orlando and Rosalind, Silvius and Phoebe, Touchstone and Audrey, and Celia and Oliver. The action of the play moves back and forth among these couples, inviting us to compare the different styles and to recognize from those comparisons some important facts about young love.