As You Like it

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 129 pages
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The Oxford School Shakespeare is a well-established series which helps students understand and enjoy Shakespeare's plays.As well as the complete and unabridged text, each play in this series has an extensive range of students' notes. These include detailed and clear explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summaries of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters.Also included is a wide range of questions and activities for work in class, together with the historical background to Shakespeare's England, a brief biography of Shakespeare, and a complete list of his plays.Roma Gill, the series editor, has taught Shakespeare at all levels. She has acted in and directed Shakespeare's plays, and has lectured on Shakespeare all over the world.

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Contents

As You Like It
1
It Was a Lover and His Lass
109
Classwork and Examinations
113
Character Study
114
Activities
116
Context Questions
117
Critical Appreciations
119
Essays
120
Projects
121
Background
123
Education
124
Theatre
125
Further Reading
127
William Shakespeare 15641616
128
List of Shakespeares Plays
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William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright widely regarded as the greatest writer of the English language, as well as one of the greatest in Western literature, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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