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Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Shakespeare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona" was originally published in 1623. It tells a story of two young male friends who love the same woman; and despite betrayal by one of the friends, both are able ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Thought to have been one of Shakespeare's early plays, which would make sense because the plot and characterization were both pretty weak. Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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I read this play about 15 years ago and loved it. After reading it again, I am not so impressed. It has some great soliloquies, but the story is repetitive. Also the ending is complete trash. I ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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First off Shakespeare needs to define the word gentlemen. Because gentlemen these boys aren't! And poor Siliva and Julia they were just following their hearts and these fickle boys are ruining ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Flat characters, implausible plot, and very little to redeem it in terms of depth of human understanding, beyond simple cruelty of love and its vicissitudes. This was very much a play written by a ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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this is a play about two spoil rich teenage boys who are going to study out of their home town. It has polar opposite friends who one is wanting to say at home to be near his love and then one who is ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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It's boring Shakespeare, and that's never good. Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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This could have been a good play, but it was spoiled by shallow and unsympathetic principal characters. It could have been a bad play, but it was somewhat redeemed by some truly funny scenes and a few ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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I thought Harold Bloom was just being a crazy old eccentric when he reviewed this play as unloved, both in Shakespeare's time and our own. Through most of the play I couldn't see his point - maybe it ... Read full review

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Except for Launce the clown and the use of some of Shakespeare's earliest theatrical devices this is one of his first and worst plays. For academic conversation only. Read full review


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