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Women Who Dress as Men The character of Rosalind in As You Like it and Viola in Twelfth Night both dress as men. Thus, they can play a more dynamic part in the play's account. As "men", these characters have more flexibility, featuring the absence of social freedom for ladies in Shakespeare's opportunity. Falsely Accused of Adultery Women in the plays of Shakespeare are at times wrongly blamed for infidelity and endure enormously, therefore. For instance, Desdemona is slaughtered by Othello who assumes her betrayal and Hero falls horribly sick when she is dishonestly denounced by Claudio. It appears that Shakespeare's ladies are judged by their sexuality notwithstanding when they stay dependable to their spouses and husbands-to-be. A few women's activists trust this shows a male weakness about female sexuality. Conclusion
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Last name 16 In concluding my essay, I would say that I have discussed the major and different roles of women in Shakespeare’s plays in detail which focuses on different aspects and perspectives of the female characters. There are several of characters by which Shakespeare has entertained us. From a powerful woman to bawdy woman, from a tragic innocent woman to a witty woman, from a woman who dresses like a man to a falsely accused of adultery. I have discussed each and every role in detail in my essay. Works Cited Ehnenn, Jill. "An attractive dramatic exhibition”?: Female friendship, Shakespeare's women, and female Performativity in 19th century Britain." Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 26.3-4 (1997): 315-341. Hunt, Maurice. "The Voices of A Midsummer Night's Dream." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 34.2 (1992): 218-238. Huston, Lorna. “On Not Being Deceived: Rhetoric and the Body in Twelfth Night." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 38.2 (1996): 140-175. Lindheim, Nancy. “Rethinking Sexuality and Class in Twelfth Night." University of TorontoQuarterly 76.2 (2007): 679-713.
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Last name 17 McAlindon, Thomas. Shakespeare and decorum. Macmillan, 1973. Reichel, Bianca, et al. "Shakespeare, William-A Midsummer Night’s Dream." (2000). Shakespeare, William. "Hamlet (The new Folger library Shakespeare)." (2003). Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. New York: Ginn and Company, 1910. Shakespeare, William. Twelfth Night: Or What You Will. New York: Scott Foresman, 1903. Shakespeare, William. The tragedy of Othello. Vol. 27. Methuen, 1903. Shakespeare, William. As you like it. Cambridge University Press, 2004. Shakespeare, William. The taming of the shrew. Vol. 80. Cambridge University Press, 2003. Shakespeare, William, and Horace Howard Furness. King Lear. Courier Corporation, 1908. Shakespeare, William. romeo and Juliet. Vol. 1. JB Lippincott, 1871. Shakespeare, William. Much ado about nothing. Vol. 29. Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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