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tattipotti | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 6, 2012 at 2:16 PM via web

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"Shakespeare has no heroes but only heroines".In this context, bring out the leading traits of the character of Rosalind.

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accessteacher | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted January 6, 2012 at 8:55 PM (Answer #2)

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This seems to be certainly true of this play. I will start off this discussion by pointing out the way in which Rosalind is just so much more interesting than any of her male counterparts in this play. She is a truly original character--as opposed to the somewhat conventional Orlando--who delights and inspires us int turn. You might like to think of the way in which she convincingly disguises herself to play various roles and has a chameleon-like ability to adapt and change.

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vangoghfan | College Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted January 7, 2012 at 11:46 AM (Answer #3)

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Rosalind is clever, witty, articulate, playful, and affectionate. She is the kind of independent, self-reliant, intelligent, and fun-loving heroine whom Shakespeare was often so effective at creating.

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