Two Gentlemen of Verona | Breaking Bard Episode 4!bc7d3   "Sweet Proteus, no; now let us take our leave to Milan let me hear from thee by letters of thy success in love, and what news else betideth here in absence of thy friend and I likewise will visit thee with mine" - The Two Gentlemen of Verona Act 1, Scene 1 For... Continue Reading →

Don’t be a Julia, Be a Silvia: Self-respect and relationships in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

As I read through/listened to The Two Gentlemen of Verona, I found myself to be more intrigued by the female characters than I was the male characters. I don't think it's just because I am a woman, and therefore related to them easier. I also don't think it is because Proteus is THE WORST (even... Continue Reading →

Two Gentlemen of Verona Acts III, IV, and V

Proteus is the WORST! Act III, Scene 1 Proteus address the Duke and tells him all about Valentine's plan to steal away his daughter in the night. The Duke reprimands himself for not putting a stop to this love affair earlier. He resigns to banishing Valentine. Proteus, still feigning loyalty to a friends, asks that... Continue Reading →

Two Gentlemen of Verona Acts I and II

Proteus is in love with love. Act I, Scene 1 Valentine teases his friend Proteus for giving up on adventure because of love. Proteus tells him to think of him during his travels because Proteus will be keeping Valentine in his prayers. Valentine can't see the benefits of love. He thinks it is a foolish... Continue Reading →

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