Shakespeare Challenges


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Map of Britian
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Britannia, volume the first: or, An illustration of the kingdom of England and dominion of Wales...
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Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
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Find the Answers

  1. Shakespeare wrote 14 comedies and only one of them is set in England. Visit Shakespeare’s Works to search for which play takes place in England.
  2. How many histories are included in the First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays? View the table of contents for the First Folio to discover the answer. 
  3. Sir John Falstaff – one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedic characters – appears in three of Shakespeare’s plays. Visit Folger Digital Texts to search for the three plays.