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Unformatted text preview: feministic? I understand it only to be meta-humor, as similarly Shakespeares plays have been categorized as metatheatrics ( Hamlet , A Midsummer Nights Dream ). The play has itself delivered both a superficial/surface humor and understanding, grounded in Elizabethan conventions that would have been easily understood by Shakespeares playgoers, and a literary analysis of the plays humor/intent, which seems to one-up itself with the conclusion of the plays Epilogue. Works Cited Driscoll, James P. Identity in Shakespearian Drama. Renaissance Quarterly , Vol. 37, No. 2, 1984. Pp. 308-311. JSTOR. http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0034-4338%28198422%2937%3A2%3C308%3AIISD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-H Shakespeare, William. As You Like It . 1954. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1919....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGL 195 taught by Professor Wright during the Spring '08 term at Beloit.
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