History Theatre / MeasureForMeasure

1st Jul '16 8:28:07 AM Kafkesque
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** Though he does have the local monastery's collusion in his friar guise, so it's possible they have him some sort of special dispensation.

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** *** Though he does have the local monastery's collusion in his friar guise, so it's possible they have him some sort of special dispensation.
1st Jul '16 8:27:50 AM Kafkesque
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** Though he does have the local monastery's collusion in his friar guise, so it's possible they have him some sort of special dispensation.
1st Jul '16 8:24:21 AM Kafkesque
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* MinionWithAnFInEvil: The Provost, certainly from Claudio's point of view. When Isabella comes to plead with Angelo to spare her brother's life, the Provost is cheering her on. Later he actively works to try and find a way to save Claudio's life, even when it means breaking the law.

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* MinionWithAnFInEvil: The Provost, certainly from Claudio's point of view. When Isabella comes to plead with Angelo to spare her brother's life, the Provost is cheering her on. Later he actively works to try and find a way to save Claudio's life, even when it means breaking the law. At the end of the play the [[BenevolentBoss Duke]] commends him for this and promises to promote him as a reward.
1st Jul '16 8:22:43 AM Kafkesque
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* SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny: Angelo.

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* SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny: Angelo. He has an entire soliloquy about it.
16th Jun '16 6:04:24 PM badatcomingupwithnames
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** Lucio objects that being foced to marry a prostitute that he got with child is worse than being hanged.

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** Lucio objects that being foced to marry a prostitute that he got with child pregnant is worse than being hanged.


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** Lucio later [[AvertedTrope averts]] this when his friend Pompey is also arrested. He not only refuses to pay Pompey's bail, but [[{{Jerkass}} taunts Pompey to his face]] about how Pompey will get [[DoubleStandardRapeMaleOnMale raped in prison]].
26th Jan '16 3:04:27 PM MisterDrBob2
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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Much like [[Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing Dogberry]], Elbow proves to be fairly tedious. This prompts Angelo to leave, entrusting the rest of the trial (and hopefully punishment) to Escalus.
18th Nov '15 8:01:57 PM PaulA
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* BedTrick: TropeNamer.

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* BedTrick: TropeNamer.Angelo attempts to use the Scarpia Ultimatum on Isabella; she convinces Angelo's rejected fiancée Mariana, who still loves him, to go in her place.
12th Sep '15 3:26:33 PM Arrowhead
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* PleaseSpareHimMyLeige: Isabella begs Angelo to spare Claudio's life.

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* PleaseSpareHimMyLeige: PleaseSpareHimMyLiege: Isabella begs Angelo to spare Claudio's life.
12th Sep '15 3:20:52 PM Arrowhead
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* PleaseSpareHimMyLeige: Isabella begs Angelo to spare Claudio's life.
7th Feb '15 12:21:58 AM vifetoile
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* TakingTheVeil: Isabella is entering a particularly severe and isolated convent, that appears to be modeled on the Poor Clares. One of the aspects of her life is a permanent dissociation from the society of men. Isabella takes her faith and its theology very seriously, and appears to really have a calling. But the Duke has other ideas...
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