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William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS: A Retelling — Act 5, Scene 1 (Conclusion)

— 5.1 — Angelo the goldsmith and the merchant to whom he owed money stood on a street in front of an abbey, aka nunnery. “I am sorry, sir, that I have hindered you from starting your travels,” Angelo said, … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS: A Retelling — Act 4, Scene 4

— 4.4 — On a street of Ephesus stood Antipholus of Ephesus and the police officer. “Don’t be afraid, officer,” Antipholus of Ephesus said. “I will not try to run away. I’ll give you, before I leave you, as much … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS: A Retelling — Act 4, Scene 3

— 4.3 — Antipholus of Syracuse, who was wearing the necklace that Angelo the goldsmith had given to him, stood on a public street and said to himself, “Every man I meet here in Ephesus greets me as if I … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS: A Retelling Act 4, Scene 2

— 4.2 — In a room in the house of Antipholus of Ephesus, Adriana and Luciana were talking. “Luciana, did he really try to make you fall in love with him? Could you tell by his eyes whether or not … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors: A Retelling Act 4, Scene 1

— 4.1 — In a public place stood three people: the goldsmith Angelo, a merchant to whom he owed money, and a police officer who was dressed in the tough leather uniform that the police officers of Ephesus customarily wore … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors: A Retelling Act 3, Scene 2

— 3.2 — Luciana and Antipholus of Syracuse had finished dining with her sister, Adriana, and now they were talking together. Luciana said to Antipholus of Syracuse, whom she thought was married to her sister, “Is it possible that you … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors: A Retelling Act 3, Scene 1

— 3.1 — Before the house of Antipholus of Ephesus were standing Antipholus of Ephesus; Dromio of Ephesus; Angelo, who was a goldsmith of Ephesus; and Balthazar, who was a merchant of Ephesus. “Good Signior Angelo, please excuse us,” Antipholus … Continue reading

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