Measure for Measure is a comedic and dramatic play framed around the false departure of a Vincentio, Duke of Vienna. Vincentio remains in his city disguised as a simple friar in order to assess the qualities of his stern judge, Angelo. The play also deals with a number of interwoven romances and the entanglements that result therefrom, as well as following the thread of the duplicitous and unjust Angelo's attempts to usurp Vincentio's authority.

Summary of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare

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