Duke. The first film version of As You Like It was made in 1908, since then, over fifteen film and television adaptations have been made! (2.1.13) All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: (2.7.139). Audrey, a country wench. Ganymede says "he" will take Rosalind's place and "he" and Orlando can act out their relationship. It follows the story of Rosalind, a heroine fleeing persecution. Now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes. "Comedy in its Elizabethan usage, had a very different meaning from modern comedy. They create disguises, with Rosalind disguised as a young man named Ganymede, and Celia pretending to be a poor woman named Aliena.
Successfully reported this slideshow. (1.2.113) My pride fell with my fortunes. When Frederick becomes upset with Rosalind and bans her from the court, his daughter Celia decides to escape with Rosalind.
When all the characters finally end up together in the same situation a massive argument ensues with their complicated love affairs causing confusion about who will end up with whom. The well-spoken Jacque is invited back to the kingdom but decides to spend his days in melancholy isolation. A Shakespearean comedy is one that has a happy ending, usually involving marriages between the unmarried characters, and a tone and style that is more light-hearted than Shakespeare's other plays. (1.2.59) Well said: that was laid on with a trowel. Celia and Rosalind decide to flee together accompanied by the jester Touchstone, with Rosalind disguised as a young man named Ganymede, and Celia disguised as a poor lady. As you like it, keziah Thomas, as you like it - william shakespeare. As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. Orlando is busy composing soppy love poems to Rosalind, and hanging them on trees. Oliver, jaques, orlando, sons of Sir Roland de Bois. His speech beginning "All the world's a stage is arguably one of Shakespeare's most famous.