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Re: Heaven and Christ Images in All's Well
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1670  Monday, 22 July 2002

[1]     From:   Sean Lawrence <
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        Date:   Friday, 19 Jul 2002 07:16:37 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.1667 Re: Heaven and Christ Images in All's Well

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        Date:   Saturday, 20 Jul 2002 14:06:14 -0400
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From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Friday, 19 Jul 2002 07:16:37 -0700
Subject: 13.1667 Re: Heaven and Christ Images in All's Well
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1667 Re: Heaven and Christ Images in All's Well

In a thread on the morality of All's Well, Anna Karnaralli argues that
our assessment of Isabella  "just depends on whether you think refusing
to be sexually coerced, and getting angry about it, is regarding oneself
as morally superior."

Isn't that more or less what Bertram is doing, refusing to be coerced
into marriage?  A lot of people who approve of Isabella's resistance do
not approve of his, however.  It strikes me that our judgements of these
plays bear a strong correlation to what we think of men and women
generally.

Cheers,
Se

 

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