King of Shadows - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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The Company of Boys fly to London. Some of the boys live in a hostel, and the rest, including Nat, are placed in individual homes. Nat lives with the Fisher family along the Thames River. The Fisher's do not inquire of his parents' whereabouts when they learn he lives with his aunt, which puts Nat at ease. The Fisher's enthusiastically support the work being done at the new Globe Theatre, and think of the Company of Boys as professional actors.

Nat remarks at how much he learns about his character, Puck, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, by rehearsing with the talented and older Gil Warmun, who plays his master, Oberon. Rachel, Arby's assistant, is Gil's girlfriend as well as the voice coach, and tells Nat that his southern accent is actually closer sounding to Elizabethan English in Shakespeare's time it is to modern day English.

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