What part does fate and fortune play in Shakespeare's "Troilus & Cressida"?
While it goes without saying that The Iliad is a story of fate and fortune, where the gods’ quarrels and the humans’ loyalties are played out in a “fateful” epic, Ironically, Shakespeare’s treatment of the story, dramatized in the smaller story of Troy’s lovers, Troilus and Cressida , is more a “comedy” of passions and human-level loves, losses, and weaknesses. (even the earliest...
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