Emily The Strange Essays

Age Cannot Wither Her, Nor Custom Stale Her Infinite Variety

Nor Custom Stale Her Infinite Variety In the production notes of Emily of Emerald Hill by Stella Kon, the writer uses a Shakespearean quote to describe Emily, “Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety”. This quote is actually from William Shakespeare’s Anthony and Cleopatra, Act II scene ii, used to describe Cleopatra’s agelessness and the many intriguing qualities she possesses. In this essay, I will aim to analyze the reasons behind the writer’s choice for using this…

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