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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scenes 1-4 (Conclusion)

— 5.1 — Sir Eglamour arrived at the abbey in Milan where Friar Patrick had his cell. He said to himself, “The Sun begins to gild the western sky, and now it is about the very hour that Silvia, at … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 304

— 4.3 — Very early the next morning, Sir Eglamour stood alone under the window of Silvia’s chamber. He was not the same Eglamour who had been one of Julia’s wooers. He said to himself, “This is the hour that … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’ s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 1-2

— 4.1 — Some outlaws were talking together in a forest. The first outlaw said, “Fellows, stand fast; I see a traveler.” “If there are ten travelers, do not shrink and be afraid, but down with them,” the second outlaw … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scenes 1-2

— 3.1 — The Duke of Milan, Thurio, and Proteus were in the garden of the Duke’s palace in Milan. The Duke of Milan said, “Sir Thurio, let us please be alone for a while.We have some secrets to confer … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Discussion Guide — Act 2, Scenes 5-7

— 2.5 — On a street in Verona, Speed, the servant of Valentine, and Launce, the servant of Proteus, met. They knew each other well enough to exchange friendly insults and to play jokes on each other. Speed knew that … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 4

— 2.4 — Silvia, Valentine, Thurio, and Speed were together in a room in the palace of the Duke of Milan. Silvia was the daughter of the Duke of Milan, and Thurio was a rival suitor for Silvia. “Servant!” Silvia … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: A Retelling in Prose — Chapter 2, Scenes 1-3

— 2.1 — Valentine and Speed talked together in a room of the palace of the Duke of Milan. Earlier, Silvia, who was the Duke’s daughter, had deliberately dropped her glove in front of Speed, knowing that he would pick … Continue reading

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