The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0464 Wednesday, 13 August 2008
Date: Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 17:50:19 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 19.0440 Question: Appropriate Quotation
Comment: Re: SHK 19.0440 Question: Appropriate Quotation
Sylvia Morris writes:
>Take a look at all of Richard's speech in Henry VI Part 3, Act 3 Scene 2.
>It's a brilliant speech, over 70 lines long, but in particular
>"Why, I can smile, and murder while I smile,
>And cry "Content" to that which grieves my heart,
>And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,
>And frame my face to all occasions"
JE: A fellow member has privately noted how Richard's use of "Content" reflects
on Shylock's exit line, "I am content."
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