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Presentation of Angelo in Measure for Measure

Summary: Explore the presentation of Angelo in the William Shakespeare play, Measure for Measure. Reveals how Shakespeare shapes our changing responses to the character throughout the play.
Act I Shakespeare first presents the character of Angelo from the perspective of Escalus, the Dukes right hand man. Escalus believes he is a worthy candidate to be entrusted with the position of deputy to the Duke.

" If any in Vienna be of worth

To undergo such ample grace and honour

It is Lord Angelo"

Preparing to take leave of the city, the Duke proposes that Angelo have the power of "mercy and mortality in Vienna" during his absence. Angelo appears "obedient" and "humble" and reacts in such a way that suggests he is not confident in his abilities.

" Let there be some more test made of my metal"

This image may induce two different responses from the audience. Firstly it may conjure up a sense of insecurity and self-doubt felt by Angelo. On the other hand the use of the word metal...

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