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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

  

by Tom Stoppard

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Fear Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #10

PLAYER (Dying amid the dying – tragically; romantically.): So there's an end to that – it's commonplace: light goes with life, and in the winter of your years the dark comes early. (3.342)

What would it take to bring death home to the player and to make him fear it? How does his language and his manner of speaking help him to float above the fear of death?

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