Tales from Shakespeare Topics for Discussion

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Envy or jealousy is a motivation of certain characters throughout Tales From Shakespeare. Discuss this theme as it appears in the tales. Name two or three characters motivated by this emotion and name the tales in which they appear. Tell what envy drove them to do. Who were the victims of their envy or jealousy and what became of them because of this? What happened to the envious or jealous characters at the end of the tales? Why is envy considered one of the seven deadly sins?

A number of young couples in the tales fall in love at first sight. Discuss this. Is this just too fairytale-like and fanciful? Is it possible to fall in love at first sight? Is this theme over-used in the tales? Give two or three examples of this phenomenon in the tales and say where they occur. Have you ever known...

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