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How should a lover look according to Rosalind or Ganymede in "As You Like...
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According to Rosalind, who is disguised as Ganymede when she speaks, a lover can be recognized by
"a lean cheek"
"a blue eye and sunken" (having dark circles under his eyes)
"an unquestionable spirit" (he is unable to be conversed with)
"a beard neglected"
"everything about (him) demonstrating a careless desolation"
(Act III, scene ii, lines 364-372)
(notes from Bevington, Complete Works of Shakespeare, 4th Edition, New York: Addison Wesley 1997)
Posted by dymatsuoka on April 26, 2008 at 1:40 AM (Answer #1)
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