History Film / ShakespeareInLove

14th Jul '16 12:26:17 AM PaulA
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* AlterEgo: Thomas Kent, a player from the countryside, to Lady Viola de Lesseps, a wealthy lady.



* SweetPollyOliver

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* SweetPollyOliverSweetPollyOliver: Lady Viola de Lesseps, a wealthy lady, disguises herself as Thomas Kent, a player from the countryside.
2nd Jul '16 9:20:09 AM wittylibrarian
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* GeniusBonus: Every trope that happens in this movie refers to similar tropes that pop up - often repeatedly - in Shakespeare's plays.
2nd Jul '16 9:19:35 AM wittylibrarian
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* GeniusBonus: Every trope that happens in this movie refers to similar tropes that pop up - often repeatedly - in Shakespeare's plays.
29th Feb '16 5:06:58 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* EekAMouse: Webster uses his pet rat to make 'Thomas Kent' give 'himself' away as Viola when Mister Tilney gets confused about which "woman" is supposed to actually be a woman. A more justified example than most, because he ''drops it onto her head!''
11th Nov '15 8:20:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* CastingGag: Ben Affleck has a minor role, playing a big-name actor who is tricked into taking a minor role.
--> '''Shakespeare:''' You, sir, are a gentleman.
--> '''Alleyn:''' And you, sir, are a Warwickshire shithouse.
11th Nov '15 8:19:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheRenaissance
2nd Jul '15 2:43:00 PM Ciara25
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: The real Shakespeare definitely wouldn't have been making the plot of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'' up as he went along since - as is the case with most of his work - he was adapting pre-existing poems, stories or historical records for the stage; in this case ''The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet.''

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: The real Shakespeare definitely wouldn't have been making didn't make the plot of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'' up as he went along since - as is the case with most pretty much ''all'' of his work - he was adapting pre-existing poems, stories or historical records for the stage; in this case he used ''The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet.''
2nd Jul '15 2:29:16 PM Ciara25
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* AristocratsAreEvil: Played With The Earl of Wessex was in the right to do what he did considering Lady Viola was an idealistic whore who lost her maidenhead to a playwright.

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* AristocratsAreEvil: Played With The with; by the standards of the time, [[DeliberateValuesDissonance the Earl of Wessex was in the right to do what act as he did did, considering Lady Viola Viola, who was an idealistic whore who betrothed to him, lost her maidenhead to a playwright.]]
2nd Jul '15 3:27:26 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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** Although part of the reason he stuns Will is that, in his nerves, he repeatedly cuts in over Will's dialogue before it's his time to speak.



** Part of Tilney's job as Master of the Revels is to censer plays intended for public performance so that they do not offend either the Queen or the people.

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** Part of Tilney's job as Master of the Revels is to censer censor plays intended for public performance so that they do not offend either the Queen or the people.
10th Jun '15 6:37:06 PM WhiteyCB1890
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* AristocratsAreEvil: Viola's husband, the Earl of Wessex, is a total scumbag. Queen Elizabeth, on the other hand, is hard but fair.

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* AristocratsAreEvil: Viola's husband, the Played With The Earl of Wessex, is a total scumbag. Queen Elizabeth, on Wessex was in the other hand, is hard but fair.right to do what he did considering Lady Viola was an idealistic whore who lost her maidenhead to a playwright.
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