As You Like It


William Shakespeare

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As You Like It: Act 2, Scene 6 Summary & Analysis

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As Orlando and Adam enter the Forest of Arden, Adam complains that he can go no further and will die of hunger. Orlando tries to lift his spirits and orders Adam to persist at least while he goes to find something for him to eat.
While Adam made an initial sacrifice in giving up his possessions and future to join Orlando in the forest, here Orlando makes a reciprocal sacrifice in going to find something for Adam to eat.
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