What is the main message of As You Like It?

What is the main message of As You Like It?

Love is the central theme of As You Like It, like other romantic comedies of Shakespeare. Following the tradition of a romantic comedy, As You Like It is a tale of love manifested in its varied forms. In many of the love-stories, it is love at first sight.

Who ends up with who in As You Like It?

Rosalind leaves with the disguised Celia, and the two soon return as themselves, accompanied by Hymen, the god of marriage. Hymen officiates at the ceremony and marries Rosalind and Orlando, Celia and Oliver, Phoebe and Silvius, and Audrey and Touchstone.

Who does Celia marry in As You Like It?

Oliver was a bad character but has changed into a good one by a sudden stroke. So Celia’s marriage with Oliver is not a blot on her character.

Why is Rosalind’s father banished?

Here, Duke Frederick’s villainy is fully revealed. He banished Rosalind from his court because she reminds the people of her exiled father: “Thou art thy father’s daughter. There’s enough!” He suffers no remorse when his daughter, Celia, states her intent of accompanying Rosalind.

What is the main conflict in As You Like It?

Major conflict Rosalind and Orlando fall in love, but Rosalind is unjustly banished from Duke Frederick’s court; Orlando is both denied his birthright by his jealous brother Oliver and forced to flee from the vindictive Duke Frederick.

Why did Orlando save his brother from the lion?

Orlando thought of all his brother’s unkindness to him in the past. Why should he risk his own life to save his brother who had always been cruel to him? Twice he turned away to leave Oliver, but he had a kind and noble heart and at last decided that he could not leave his brother to die. So he fought the lion.

Why does Celia decide to run away with Rosalind?

Frederick’s daughter Celia is horrified at her father’s tyranny, and tries to intercede with him on Rosalind’s behalf. But it’s all to no avail. As Celia can’t prevent her father from banishing Rosalind, she decides to go with her to the Forest of Arden.

Do Rio and Celia get together?

Celia finally realizes her feelings for Rio were romantic 4 years later when she had to politically marry Charles Arbor (becoming his seventh wife) as a sacrifice to clear her family of suspicions towards helping Duke Huguenot in taking Flora out of the capital.

Does Celia get married to Charles?

After the coup d’├ętat in the kingdom by Duke Albou, Celia got forcefully engaged to Charles Albou as his 7th wife in order to keep Celia’s abilities and achievement to their own faction, she was under house arrest in the royal castle until one night she reunited with Rio intruding the palace all the way to her room.