A Quick Guide to "Love In Several Masques"
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“Love in Several Masques” is a play written by Henry Fielding. This play was first performed on 16th of February in 1728 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
The play was quite moderately received, and the response of the audience was satisfactory. The play comically shows three lovers who continue to try to pursue their individual beloveds.
The beloveds continue to present their demands and they require their demands to be fulfilled by their lovers.
Through this Henry Fielding seems to be trying to present his personal feelings on morality and virtue.
The play seems to be criticizing women and society in general.
A Quick Guide to "Love In Several Masques
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: History and Background
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Plot Summary
Chapter Five: Major Themes
Chapter Six: Known Sources
Chapter Seven: Critical Response