What do you mean by prose?
In writing, prose refers to any written work that follows a basic grammatical structure (think words and phrases arranged into sentences and paragraphs).
Why is prose used?
Shakespeare used prose to tell us something about his characters. Many of Shakespeare’s low-class characters speak in prose to distinguish themselves from the higher-class, verse-speaking characters.
Why is as you like it a comedy?
Like we said, As You Like It is also a Shakespearean comedy. Here’s why: Light, humorous tone: Check. As You Like It examines life’s big, serious questions but it does so with a light hand and a sense of humor because Shakespeare recognizes the fact that “Foolishness and Folly” are an undeniable part of human nature.
Why is as you like it a romantic comedy?
“As you like it” fulfills completely whatever the claims of a romantic comedy are. It is romantic both in subject matter and style. It is drama of love enacted in the lap of nature – the nature wherein a realm of freedom is. A romantic comedy is a play in which romantic elements are mingled with comic elements.
Who gets married in As You Like It?
Rosalind leaves with the disguised Celia, and the two soon return as themselves, accompanied by Hymen, the god of marriage. Hymen officiates at the ceremony and marries Rosalind and Orlando, Celia and Oliver, Phoebe and Silvius, and Audrey and Touchstone.
How long is the play As You Like It?
The average reader will spend 5 hours and 20 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute). Readers and audiences have long greeted As You Like It with delight.