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“These strong Egyptian fetters I must break,/Or lose myself in dotage.”

Act One, Part Three By Dennis Abrams ————————————— To continue with Mark Van Doren, discussing the Mediterranean world of the play, and the fact that “There is no terror because there is so much light.” “When Iras says     The … Continue reading

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“Simply the thing that I am shall make me live.”

All’s Well That Ends Well Act Four By Dennis Abrams ———————————————– Act Four:  The two plots move forward.  Disguised as enemy soldiers, the Dumaine brothers ambush Parolles and interrogate him. When he nonchalantly slanders his comrades, they remove his blindfold … Continue reading

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