Describe the love between Orlando and Rosalind in As You Like It.

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Shakespeare considers the nature and manifestation of Love in all of his comedies.  Love was a big issue in his day, because the idea of marrying someone for love (rather than to create an alliance between families or to secure financial stability) was just becoming an actual possibility.

At the beginning of the play, Orlando and Rosalind meet and fall in love at first sight, a common occurrence between romantic leads in a Shakespeare comedy.  So this part of their...

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