Shakespare in love

Shakespare in love - Shakespeare in love: Romeo and Juliet...

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Shakespeare in love: Romeo and Juliet was Inspired by his forbidden love for a young noblewoman Address restriction against woman on stage at time Shows us how viola, shakespeare’s love interest have to pretend to be a man in order to fulfill her dream of becoming a theatre performer. The film connectsthe plight of viola with queen Elizabeth who comments at the end “I know something of a woman in a man’s profession” Many people oppose queen’s right to rule basis of her gender and other reasons therefore her reign is continually under threat. Women in general are view as second class and subordinate to men It is depicted women as servant and men as masters Viola is force to marry since shes subordinate herself to her father’s wishes The movie shows how women could subvert and resist to authority in various way The movie shows that viola is obviously more talented and intelligent than majority of men in the film, same as queen Elizabeth. This shows that subordination and oppression
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course HUMA 1720 taught by Professor Gleberzon during the Spring '12 term at York University.

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Shakespare in love - Shakespeare in love: Romeo and Juliet...

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