Premium Content The Victorious Woman in Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice
By Anonymous - December 16, 2002
In Shakespearean plays, the female roles are consistently more complex than the male ones, and though the protagonists are often male, the action is frequently directed by a woman. Though the female characters are often perceived to have a definite aspect of craftiness to their personalities, the trickery that sometimes accompanies this craftiness…
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