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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead


by Tom Stoppard

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Now That’s a Concise Synopsis True or False

1. How does the coin that Ros is flipping land? -> Heads
2. What does Guil accuse the Player of being? -> A charlatan
3. What game do Ros and Guil play? -> Questions
4. Which play does Hamlet ask the Player to perform? -> The Play Within a Play Within a Play Within a Play
5. What does Guil want from a play? -> He wants for art to reflect life