As You Like It | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare

Years Written

c. 1598–1600





About the Title

In naming the play As You Like It, Shakespeare invites the audience to interpret the play just as they wish. They may enjoy it simply as entertainment, or they may delve into the deeper issues it tackles, such as the nature of love or the virtues and limitations of court life versus country life.


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