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The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors


by William Shakespeare

The Comedy of Errors: Tragedy of the Infallible True or False

1. At the beginning, why would Egeon welcome death? -> He enjoys to sleep
2. Which is the name of a set of characters in this play? -> Coolios
3. How does Egeon make money? -> He's a philosopher - during this era, philosophers could make money
4. What is an abbess? -> Religious lady
5. About what does Adriana spend much of the play worrying? -> That she is aging poorly