As You Like It
Act by act, scene by scene, each Shakespeare Explained guide creates a total immersion experience in the plot development, characters, and language of the specific play. As companion to the students' edition of the actual text of the play, each provides an exploration of the themes, motifs, symbols, and interpretations of the work. an introduction discusses the play's historical and social context, and each guide concludes with suggested essay topics and a quiz to help readers review the play and connect with Shakespeare's work on the page and with the world he created on stage for his audience.
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