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Brief question answer from 'As You Like It' Part-1

As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

1. Which Age comes immediately after the Elizabethan Age?
Ans: Jacobean Age comes immediately after the Elizabethan Age.
2. To What age did Shakespeare belong? 
Ans: Shakespeare belonged to Elizabethan Age.
3. Where was Shakespeare born?
Ans: Shakespeare was born at Stratford-upon –Avon in 1564.
4. What sort of comedy is As You Like It?
Ans: As You Like It is a romantic comedy.
5. What is a romantic comedy? 
Ans: A romantic comedy is a comedy that takes place in a romantic setting, deals with love and marriage and ends happily.
6. What is the source of the drama As You Like It?
Ans: The source of the drama As You Like It is Rosalynde: Euphues Golden Legacie, a novel written by Thomas Lodge.
7. What are the settings in As You Like It?
Ans: The settings in As You Like It are the Duke’s palace and the Forest of Arden.
8. Who is "you" in the title "As You Like It"?
Ans: In the title "As You Like It", “you” means readers or audience or prospective lovers.
9. Who are the couples in As You like It?
Ans: In As You Like It the couples are Rosalind and Orlando, Phoebe and Silvius, Celia and Oliver, and Touchstone and Audrey.
10. Who is Duke Senior? [NU 2016]
Ans: Duke Senior is the father of Rosalind and the elder brother of Duke Frederick. He has been banished by his younger brother.
11. Who is Duke Frederick?
Ans: Duke Frederick is a usurper who took the throne from Duke Senior, his brother, and banished him from the land.
12. Who is Sir Rowland?
Ans: Sir Rowland is the father of Oliver and Orlando, friend of Duke Senior, and enemy of Duke Frederick.
13. Who is Oliver? 
Ans: Oliver is the oldest son of Sir Rowland de Bois and sole inheritor of the de Bois estate.
14. Who is Orlando?
Ans: Orlando is the younger son of the deceased Sir Rowland de Bois and brother of Oliver.
15. Who is Jaques de Boys? [NU 2018]
Ans: Jaques de Boys is a younger brother of Oliver. At the end of the play, he appears announces that the corrupt Duke Frederick has been converted to a life of goodness.