The Thorns of Life

“O, how fActual briers illustration of a Shakespearean metaphorull of briers is this working-day world!” (AYLI.1.3)

Tips for Use. Comment on the difficulties of every day life. In the “Your Daily Shakespeare” book you also find cross-references to ‘Life, a combination of good and bad – The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill go together..’ *** ‘Pessimism, p. to the point that death is tolerable – The stroke of death is as a lover’s pinch, which hurts, and is desired.’ *** ‘Pessimism, world will not feel my loss – … I shall do my friends no wrong, for I have none to lament me… *** Entries for ‘World, pessimistic view of the w.’

In the play. Rosalind sees difficulties in the development of her relationship with Orlando.

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