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The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor


by William Shakespeare

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Which of the following is a theme in the play? -> Marry for Money
2. Which social group do the Pages and Fords belong to? -> The peasantry.
3. What kind of marriages does The Merry Wives of Windsor promote? -> None of the above. Shakespeare wants everyone to get a divorce.
4. In the play, Shakespeare portrays the "merry housewives" as: -> Business women who sell crafts to make money for their families.
5. Which one of the following is a disguise worn by a character in the play? -> A pirate.