Two Gentlemen of Verona | Critical Essay by Margaret Maurer

This literature criticism consists of approximately 42 pages of analysis & critique of Two Gentlemen of Verona.
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Critical Essay by Margaret Maurer

SOURCE: “Figure, Place, and the End of The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” in Style, Vol. 23, No. 3, Fall 1989, pp. 405-29.

In the essay that follows, Maurer demonstrates that a rhetorical relationship exists between the inconsistencies within The Two Gentlemen of Verona and the play's ending.

After dinner read “Two Gentlemen of Verona”. … That play disgusted me more than ever in the final scene, where Valentine, on Proteus's mere begging pardon, when he has no longer any hope of gaining his ends, says: “All that was mine in Silvia, I give thee!” Silvia standing by.

Cross, ed., George Eliot's Life, 1:273-74

Speed. Mr. Pope, by mine honesty, welcome to Padua. Alex. Pope. Forswear not thyself, sweet youth, for this is not Padua. 

One big and many little things bother...

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