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1

According to Stevenson, the play...

'followed patterns which the King had publicly advocated.'

2

Stevenson on James I

'he thought of himself as an intellectual'

3

According to Stevenson?

Shakespeare 'mined' the Basicillon Doron for intellectual thought into the drama so as to praise his new 'dramatic patron'

4

Declan Donnellan

'It is a play about how the government controls us'
According to him, what does gov. and church use?Shame

5

Everett on venereal disease and death?

"Venereal disease, in the 16th century beginning its steady spread across Europe, must have seemed unanswerable evidence that the wages of sin is death"

6

What did Fiona Dunlop say the play is primarily concerned with?

'questions of 'government'.'

7

What does Mortimer say about the play asking questions?

'A great play doesn't answer questions it asks them'

Asks questions of what society should be like? Experienced through juxtapositions whore v nun sexuality v extreme religion

Golden mean Aristotle