Tales from Shakespeare - Study Guide All's Well That Ends Well and The Taming of the Shrew Summary & Analysis

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In the tale, "All's Well That Ends Well," Bertram, count of Rousillon, is called to the court of the king when his father dies. He has lived with his mother and Helena, whom his mother took in, after Helena's father, a famous physician, died. Helena loves Bertram but he is indifferent to her. Helena decides to go to Paris and cure the king, using her father's medicine. She cures the king and he gives her her choice of husbands. She chooses Bertram. He, however, doesn't love her and leaves France, sending her a letter in which he writes that when she can get the ring off his finger, she can call him husband but that will never be. In addition, he writes, "Till I have no wife...

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