William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Christopher Marlowe, Ben Johnson…
Historical plays (Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI…)
Tragedies (Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, The Tempest…)
Comedies (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing…)
Mise an abime. An actor (male) plays Rosalind, disguised in Ganymede, who pretends to be Rosalind.
In the forest of Ardennes, they have lions.
La Mythologie (Edith Hamilton)
Ganymede was a character in Greek mythology: he was a boy abducted by Zeus, who was in love with him.
The language is in prose for peasants, in verse for nobles.