Month: July 2011

All’s Well That Ends Well

SETTING The setting of All’s Well That Ends Well begins in Rousillon, which is in southwest France. The setting alternates between Rousillon, Paris, and Florence, Italy. LIST OF CHARACTERS Major Characters Helena The heroine and orphaned daughter of the famous physician, Gerard de Narbon. She loves Bertram and is determined to marry him in spite …

Man and Superman Study Guide and Summary

Summary Overview: Arguably George Bernard Shaw’s most profound play, Man and Superman blends social satire with a fascinating philosophy. Today, the comedy continues to make readers and audiences laugh and think – sometimes simultaneously. Man and Superman tells the story of two rivals: John Tanner (a wealthy, politically-minded intellectual who values his freedom) and Ann …

Romeo and Juliet

Characters Romeo Romeo is son and heir of Montague and Lady Montague. He’s a handsome man of about sixteen who falls easily in and out of love demonstrating his immaturity. At the beginning of the play he is hopelessly in love with Rosaline but immediately falls in love with Juliet at first sight – Could …