as you like it final draft.docx - Wiatrek 1 McKenzie Wiatrek Composition 2 Professor Child 4 March 2019 Love As You Like It Love and romance have been

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Wiatrek 1McKenzie WiatrekComposition 2Professor Child4 March 2019Love As You Like ItLove and romance have been woven into the fabric of our lives for thousands of centuries. The reason for this is because it is so convoluted, and each human learns by what they observe combined with their experiences throughout their lives. Music is one of the most expressive ways we use to describe how affection can make us feel and that’s why so many songs have been written on the subject. Along with movies and T.V that tell romantic tales, even more so are books not unlike Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”. The concepts of love are very complex, and we see the types of familial, platonic and romantic love through its characters and the entirety of the play.The first type of love that is observed right at the beginning of the play is more relatable and realistic than the other types we witness within it. This first category in love is what writers and readers like to call familial love. The relationship between Orlando and his brother Oliver is one of the more notable parts of the whole play as it sets a good example of the struggles of living with siblings. Though the biggest issue between these two is that there is no parental figure around to set them straight and to stop them from arguing with each other. We observe the way Orlando and his brother interact with each other by the first scene in the exchange between Orlando and his servant Adam when speaking of his older brother “Go, apart Adam, and thou shalt hear how he will shake me up” (I., I.,27-30). Orlando tells Adam that his Orlando
Wiatrek 2is always bossing him around and complaining to him about everything he does. However, Oliver owns the estate and informs to Orlando that he needs to get a job and his own place because he’s tired of him always hanging around. After this brief exchange, they have a big argument and he exclaims that he will soon be unable to stand much more maltreatment any

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