The Winter's Tale | Critical Essay by Scott F. Crider

This literature criticism consists of approximately 34 pages of analysis & critique of The Winter's Tale.
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Critical Essay by Scott F. Crider

SOURCE: “Weeping in the Upper World: The Orphic Frame in 5.3 of The Winter's Tale and the Archive of Poetry,” in Studies in the Literary Imagination, Vol. 32, No. 2, Spring, 1999, pp. 153-72.

In the essay below, Crider contends that the “mythic” and “theatrical” readings of Hermione are not mutually exclusive—that Hermione can be read as being both “dead and alive”—and provides textual evidence for both readings by examining Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

                       
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