By William Shakespeare
Disguised as a guy, Rosalind, together with her cousin Celia, flees her uncle’s courtroom. discovering shelter within the wooded area of Arden, they're reunited with Rosalind’s father, an exiled duke, and Orlando—also exiled and pining for his misplaced love, Rosalind. nonetheless in cover, Rosalind undertakes to aid Orlando reunite along with his liked, whereas herself combating off the advances of the shepherdess, Phebe.
Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. tremendously well known in the course of his existence, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his dying, as has his impact on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a beginning for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most renowned strains of debate became a part of daily speech.
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