Measure for Measure


William Shakespeare

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The Brothel Industry

The prevalence of brothels in Vienna, as well as the appearances of characters who run them, like Mistress Overdone and Pompey, illustrates the moral decline that the city has seen during the Duke’s rule… read analysis of The Brothel Industry

“Measure for Measure”

The play’s title derives from one of Jesus’s biblical sayings: “Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with that judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure you meet, itread analysis of “Measure for Measure”