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by William Shakespeare

The first performance of Measure for Measure is believed to have taken place in 1604, during the reign of King James I. By this time, Shakespeare is believed to have begun writing his plays for performance at the Blackfriars theatre, a small, indoor theater mostly frequented by the wealthy. Most…

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Posted By tanatswanashe h #250037 at May 12, 2012 7:57 AM

How appropriate is the title "Measure for measure"

when a person commits a crime he or she should be made to pay.

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Posted By harry t #65542 at Oct 18, 2008 7:45 PM

The Duke never suffers

My biggest problem with Measure for Measure is that all of the characters get what they deserve except for the Duke. He merely snags Isabella, out of a convent no less (thus forcing her to break her vows), and never gets punished for manipulating everyone around him.

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