Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0256. Monday, 21 March 1994.
Date: Sunday, 20 Mar 1994 21:31:11 -0500
Subject: A few good men?
At the recent meeting of the Washington Shakespeare Reading Group I was
challanged by one of the members to name the "good" guys in Shakespeare's plays
(bit players excluded). There are obvious "good" ladies (for example,
Cordelia), but where are the "good" gentlemen? (Another member suggested Frier
Lawrence, but I had to point out that some people believe he is the cause of
all the mischief in R&J.) Who am I forgetting? Are "bad" boys just more