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Why is duke senior being banished by his brother Frederick, in As You Like It?

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rumm | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 27, 2009 at 12:42 AM via web

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Why is duke senior being banished by his brother Frederick, in As You Like It?

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intejar | College Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 26, 2010 at 3:10 PM (Answer #1)

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In Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT duke senior was banished by his brother Frederick because he was very much power-monger.He was unkind to the duke senior.He wanted to enjoy every bit of courtly pleasures himself.There was a man within him who always urged to neglect his proper duties towards his brother.

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