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Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

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(7) Snow Line

Here's the deal: this play isn't any more difficult than the average Shakespearean comedy. Then why do some readers pick up the play only to want to put it right back down?

The toughest thing about reading this play is coming to terms with the unsettling and unrealistic conclusion. Go to "What's Up With the Ending?" and we'll tell you all about it...

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