442Questions_As You Like It - Questions for As You Like It Keyed to The Norton Shakespeare The best beginning procedure is always to familiarize

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Questions for As You Like It Keyed to The Norton ShakespeareThe best beginning procedure is always to familiarize yourself with the cast of characters and then to read the play (or at least an act or a scene) all the way through so that you know what's happening. The notes can help if you're stuck, but try to get the big picture of a scene before getting bogged down in details. Read through, then go back and clear up details. Then you're ready to think about the questions. ACT 1 1.11. What is Orlando's complaint against his brother Oliver? How gentle does Orlando show himself? What does Orlando ask for in 1.1.60-62? 2. What has happened at court? Where is the old Duke now? Where is his daughter? 3. Why did Charles the wrestler come to see Oliver? What is Oliver's response? 4. Why does Oliver so dislike Orlando (1.1.140-144)? 1.21. Why is Rosalind sad? How does Celia try to cheer her up? What happens when they try to rail at Fortune? What does Touchstone contribute to the discussion? 2. What has already happened in the wrestling matches? Why do Rosalind and Celia try to dissuade Orlando from wrestling? 3. What happens in the match between Charles and Orlando (1.2.181-186)?
4. Why is Duke Frederick displeased when Orlando identifies himself?

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