Interpretation of the "Seven Ages of Man"
Yale Professor Harold Bloom, who wrote "Shakespeare is God," saw the Bard as an inventor of humanity. Godlike or not, Shakespeare is also a reducer. He reduces humans to seven ages -- or seven stages -- of development and decline in his play "As You Like...
Although Arjun's answer leaves very less to be desired, couldn't stop myself from
sharing this brilliant illustration by Gavin Aung Than (of zenpencils fame).
Feb 21, 2014 ... William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the world of English
language. He was an English poet, a dramatist and an actor.
In As You Like It, Act 2 Scene 7, Shakespeare has Jaques talk through the 'seven
ages of man'. According to Jaques' monologue the seven ages of man are: ...
In Act II, Scene 7 of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It," the jaded, cynical,
and melancholy Jaques outlines what he sees as the seven ages of man, ...
Why should you care about The Seven Ages of Man... in William Shakespeare's
As You Like It? We have the answers here, in a ... Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory.
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory. Jaques's big "all the world's a stage" speech (
a.k.a. "the seven ages of man" speech) is one of the most famous passages in ...
The Seven Ages of Man” is a dramatic monologue in William Shakespeare's play
“As you Like it.
Nov 30, 2014 ... Poetry Analysis: William Shakespeare's “The Seven Ages of Man” ... A
bespectacled man, he has a pouch by his side perhaps owing to his ...
The seven ages of man are the seven developmental stages of a person's life, ... "
full of strange oaths, and bearded like the pard" ("pard" meaning leopard); The ...