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How does Shakespeare entertain his audience then & now in The Two Gentlemen of Verona?
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How does Shakespeare entertain his audience - then & now - in 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona'?
Shakespeare writes many plays and poems and many people believe that his play,
'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' (TGoV), was the first play to be ever written by Shakespeare, partly because it shares the plot elements of romantic narrative.
In this essay, I am going to show you the many ways in which Shakespeare entertains his audience in TGoV; in his time - then - and in our time - now.
I think one of the most entertaining features Shakespeare uses is dramatic irony. This is very effective as the audience may feel stressed or annoyed because they feel it is not right and that the characters should know. It also emphasizes the limited nature of human understanding, through the characters, and causes the reader to pause or reflect on a certain moment. The use of dramatic irony creates humour; this makes the play work well, allowing the characters relationship to work better.
One of the biggest of dramatic irony in this play is the fact that Julia is going undercover,
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