1. The overall theme of this play is the confusion between appearance and reality. Cite incidents from the play to show in what ways the following list of characters are not always what they appear to be.
2. There are five forms of love relationships in this play: romantic love, friendship, family love, mature love, and self love. Cite incidents from the play demonstrating how love, in each of its five forms, can make the characters behave foolishly.
3. Discuss how the two practical jokes in the play help to unify the comic subplot with the main romantic plot.
4. Shakespeare’s comedies usually end with a marriage. List the marriages that take place at the conclusion of this play and comment on whether or not you believe each couple are well suited for each other. Cite incidents from the story to support your conclusions.