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Read Shakespeare's plays in all their brilliance--and understand what every word means
Don't be intimidated by Shakespeare These popular guides make the Bard's plays accessible and enjoyable. Each No Fear guide contains
- The complete text of the original play
- A line-by-line translation that puts the words into everyday language
- A complete list of characters, with descriptions
- Plenty of helpful commentary
This dark comedy, set in Verona, explores virtue and sin. Claudio has been arrested for getting his mistress pregnant--and Angelo, the strict, morality-spouting judge, has sentenced him to death. When Claudio's sister Isabella, a novice nun, begs Angelo to show mercy, he is instantly smitten . . . and offers Isabella a choice: her virginity for her brother's life.