What is the importance of Act III, Scene 2 in As You Like It?

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The second scene of the third act includes vital plot points in William Shakespeare's play As You Like It. The importance of this scene is that it contains much of the most necessary rising action, leading to the ultimate climax of the play. As You Like It centers on themes of mistaken identity and love. This scene emphasizes both of these themes. First, Touchstone is mistaken in Rosalind's identity. The comedic structure of the play is emphasized as Touchstone creates parodies of Orlando's love poems, not knowing that he is insulting the subject of these poems directly and in person.

Later, Rosalind and Orlando meet, and both love one another, but Orlando is meant to believe that...

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