Essay Topic 1
Within "As You Like It" there are two kinds of love: true love and lust love. Between the four couples that wed at the end of the play, decide which fall in the category of true love and which fall within the category of lust love. Try defining either within the context Shakespeare sets up. How do each of these couples fall within their respective category? What else within the text supports the couples' designated category? Use specific examples and quotes from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Love at first sight is a prominent theme within any Shakespeare play. How is love at first sight shown in "As You Like It" and how does it develop? What is the validity of the love at first sight within the play? Using examples and quotes from the play, prove whether or not Shakespeare believed in...
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