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Tales from Shakespeare Chapter Summary & Analysis - As You Like It and The Two Gentlemen of Verona Summary

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As You Like It and The Two Gentlemen of Verona Summary

In the tale "As You Like It," a French duke is banished to the forest of Arden by his evil elder brother, Frederick. The duke has a daughter, Rosalind, whom his brother retains as a companion for his daughter, Celia. Rosalind and Celia become fast friends. There is a wrestling match at the court and they attend. A young man is to fight a strong wrestler, known for slaying many. Both are moved with compassion, but Rosalind falls in love. They try to persuade the young man not to fight. Rosalind's kind words give him courage and he wins the match.

The duke discovers he is Orlando, the son of his brother's good friend. Rosalind, moved by this fact, gives him a chain from her neck. The evil duke...

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