As You Like It - theme of Love

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Orlando proving worth (courtly love)
'to try him with the strength of my youth'
1 of 34
Rosalind's response to Orlando's victory
'you have wrestled well and overthrown'
2 of 34
Orlando and Rosalind fall in love
'fare the well', 'what passion hangs these weights upon my tongue?'
3 of 34
Juxtaposing Oliver's hatred with Orlando's love
'I never loved my brother in my life'
4 of 34
Orlando's speech - rhyme
'in witness of my love...from some pale sphere above'
5 of 34
Classical allusions
'thy thrice crowned queen of the night'
6 of 34
Carving on trees
'Run, run, Orlando, carve on every tree the fair, the chaste, the unexpressive she'
7 of 34
Orlando's cliched verse
'from the East to Western Inde, No Jewel is like Rosalind'
8 of 34
Read by Celia - use of classical characters
'Helen's cheek but not her heat, Cleopatra's majesty, Atalanta's better part, sad Lucrieta's modesty, thus Rosalind of many parts'
9 of 34
Being a slave to object of love
'and I to live and die her slave'
10 of 34
Mocking the verses
'some of them had in them more feet than the verses would bear'
11 of 34
Rosalind succombing to love
'O ominous, he comes to kill my heart!'
12 of 34
Jaques mocking Orlando
'Signior Love', 'full of pretty answers'
13 of 34
Touchstone mocking sonnet
'If a hart do lack a hind, let him seek out Rosalind'
14 of 34
First meeting with Rosalind - comment on time
'you should ask me what time o'day. There's no clock in the forest'
15 of 34
Rosalind's reply
'then there is no true lover in the forest, else sighing every minute and groaning every hour would detect the lazy foot of time as well as a clock'
16 of 34
Rosalind sees courtship as...
'giddy offences'
17 of 34
On Orlando
'haunts the forest' 'deifying the name of Rosalind'
18 of 34
'If I could meet..
..that fancy-monger I would give him some good counsel, for he seems to have the quotidian of love upon him'
19 of 34
Making fun of courtly love conventions - should be disheveled
'your hose should be ungartered' and 'everything about you demonstrating a careless desolation'
20 of 34
'love is..
...merely a madness'
21 of 34
'men have died..
..from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love'
22 of 34
'say...
...'a day' without the 'ever'. No, no, Orlando, men are April when they woo and December when they wed'
23 of 34
Orlando's final words
'If there be truth in sight, then you are my Rosalind'
24 of 34
Silvius (first scene)
'As sure I think did never man love so', 'O Phoebe, Phoebe, Phoebe!'
25 of 34
Rosalind intervenes
'I'll prove a busy actor in their play'
26 of 34
Silvius' plea to Phoebe
'say that you love me not, but do so not in bitterness'
27 of 34
Silvius sees love as
'the common executioner'
28 of 34
Phoebe dismisses it as melodrama
'I am sure there is no force in eyes that can do hurt'
29 of 34
Rosalind to Phoebe
'thank heaven fasting for a good man's love' 'sell while you can, you are not for all markets'
30 of 34
Audrey's character
'I know not what poetical is'
31 of 34
'Would you..
..not have me honest?'
32 of 34
Touchstone
'not being well married it will be an excuse for me hereafter to leave my wife'
33 of 34
Hyman - 'peace, ho..
..I bar confusion
34 of 34

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Card 2

Front

'you have wrestled well and overthrown'

Back

Rosalind's response to Orlando's victory

Card 3

Front

'fare the well', 'what passion hangs these weights upon my tongue?'

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

'I never loved my brother in my life'

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

'in witness of my love...from some pale sphere above'

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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