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A note on exile and putative death in Shakespeare
The two most common themes in the Shakespeare Folio are banishment and faked death. The plays in which the main characters are exiled include 2 Henry IV, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Romeo and Juliet, Richard II, As You Like It, King Lear, Coriolanus, Cymbeline, and The Tempest.
Revival from seeming death enters into the plot of Romeo and Juliet, Antony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing, Measure