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The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor


by William Shakespeare

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Symbols True or False

1. What's a Buck-basket? -> A money basket that gets passed around at Church.
2. What symbolizes cuckoldry (when wives cheat on their husbands)? -> Falstaff's "old woman of Brentford" disguise.
3. Why does Falstaff dress up as "Herne the hunter" -> He thinks it will lead to an affair with Mistress Ford.
4. What is the Order of the Garter? -> A list of chores for the Page's servants.
5. Which of the following types of food is Falstaff compared too? -> A watery pumpkin.