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    Richard III - Shakespeare's Treatment Of Women In His Political Plays

    Number of Pages: 8


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    In this extremely well-written 8 page essay, the writer is concerned with how, in Richard III, women are given great clout,-- yet are disempowered at the same time. The phenomenon of Shakespeare's treatment of women is then compared with such in other plays (i.e., Henry IV - VII). It is concluded that Richard III is distinct in that the power Shakespeare takes from women is not only the power to curse and seduce; it is also the power to transcend the frame of historical representation, the ability to address the audience directly without the knowledge of the other characters, etc; Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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