Passage Commentary #1
Act 2 (Scene VII)
Pages 75 77
Lines 88 135
In the passage tell above, context wise, Orlando enters the scene prone and ready to attack with his marque drawn at a point where the Duke sr., Jacques, and lords are preparing to sweep away food. Orlando immediately orders all to stop eating for which the duke and his lords do so. Orlando had entered the woods with his older brothers (Olivers) servant, Adam. However, due to two debilitated evils (Adam was quite an old and weary man. This could also be a reference to the punishment passed out on all domain due to the sins committed by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, seeing as how both Hunger and sequence weaken us, eventually leading to our deaths), Adam was unable to anticipate which forced Orlando to leave Adams side in search of food.
However, Jacques, in a joking manner, questions his reasoning for such(prenominal) an order. Jacques, not scared of Orlandos state or the instrument he wields, fails to take Orlando seriously which does not seem to attention the issue at hand. Moreover, he taunts and mocks him as seen throughout this fall apart of the play by saying that he does not prevail much to boast about, in his comment Of what kind should this dick come of?.
Conversely however, n all frightened nor pleased, surprised at best, Duke older does take him seriously and tries to reason with the overly-excited, somewhat agitated, Orlando. Duke Senior tried to attribute his agitation and state of mind to either due to a lot of stress he is nether or Orlando just seems to lack good manners by asking Orlando himself Art kibibyte thus boldened, man, by thy distress, or else a rude despiser of good manners, that in civility thou seemst so empty? On this note, it is quite elicit to see that even in the Forest of Arden, which they are shortly in, a place often considered wild and uncivilized (in chaos), that Duke Senior talks about Order and Civility. Even in a place of chaos, there can be order. This is also...If you want to stand a full essay, order it on our website: Orderessay
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