Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

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Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was originally classified as a comedy, but is now also classified as one of Shakespeare's problem plays.

The play deals with the issues of mercy, justice, truth and their relationship to pride and humility: "Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall"

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Language: English

Published in: 1604

Word count: 22,899 words (≈ about 2 hours)

Source: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/

Copyright: Public Domain


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