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Re: Questions
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.005  Wednesday, 1 January 2003

From:           Andrew Cooley <
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Date:           Wednesday, 1 Jan 2003 12:14:51 -0000
Subject: 13.2478 Re: Questions
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.2478 Re: Questions

>>Romeo & Juliet:  The final line of the play reverses the name order
>>of the title to Juliet & her Romeo. Might it be because she has finally
>>won power over a patriarchal society?

When I was trying to be an actor in the seventies the common practice in
rehearsal was to end the play with a new couplet: 'For never was a play
more wet / Than this of Romeo and his Juliet.'

Andrew

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