As You Like It: as A Romantic Comedy.

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      Romantic Comedy is one of the most discussed and talked about genres of dramatic literature. This type of comedy has fully flourished and developed during the great Elizabethan period. This type of comedy provides the romantic elements engaged with comic materials. The romantic elements delight, thrill, and appeal to two heart and comic elements makes us laugh. Romantic Comedy appeals to our imagination and is emotion-based providing a sense of humor. Generally, this type of drama ends in a happy ending, where the happy marriage between couples takes place uniting various disjoint elements into one fine texture. The unity of time, place, and action may not strictly be followed in such plays.

The world of Romantic Comedy in As You Like It.
Romantic Comedy (drama)

      As the world of Romantic Comedy takes us to a world of ideal atmosphere, that is lovelier than the actual world. So in As You Like It the romantic elements transport us to a world of make-believe land of ideal habitation, which appeals mere altering and delightful than the harsh realities of life. The forest of Arden as an ideal place created an atmosphere of love and romance. It is that place where the love between Rosalind and Orlando, Oliver and Celia, Touchstone and Audrey, have all been given they are an ideal setting of romance.

      The major complexities of the play are solved in the happy and colorful land of the pastoral. Also as a Romantic Comedy, all the couples have achieved their happy married life and all the romantic elopements have got their fulfillment. The separated lovers are at the end of the play united with each other. All the loose threads are finally connected in the romantic bosom of the forest of Arden. In this way, As You Like It can be called a romantic comedy.

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