Female Characters of Shakespeare Crossword Puzzle

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  • juliet : she is a love struck 14-year-old italian girl who fakes her death in order to be with her true love.
  • regan : she is the middle child of king lear & is married to the duke of cornwall. her sister's name is goneril and they are both evil.
  • lady macbeth : she engineers fiendish manipulations of her husband's actions and makes him perform acts of violence; this makes her a supremely villainous female archetype.
  • titania : she goes by the title of "the fairy queen"; she is also theseus’s bride in "a midsummer night's dream."
  • portia : she is a rich, beautiful, and intelligent heiress who is bound by the lottery set forth in her father's will, a merchant in the play "the merchant of venice." she gives potential suitors the chance to choose between three caskets composed of gold, silver and lead.
  • beatrice : totally, wise, witty and quite wounded, she has twice the power of her lover or romantic counterpart. in "much ado about nothing," she calls for him to “kill claudio!” is this funny, serious or merely shocking, or is it all three?
  • viola : because of the play's gender complications of its plot, she is the bard's most sexually ambiguous character; throughout exposition of "twelfth night," she will show energy that most audiences appreciate or indeed love; she's one complicated woman.
  • cordelia : she is the youngest of king lear’s three daughters; despite being the king's favorite, she gets banished from the kingdom when she refuses to lie to him.
  • desdemona : she is a venetian beauty who enrages and disappoints her father, a venetian senator, when she elopes with othello, a man several years her senior.
  • cleopatra : a greek queen of egypt who falls in love with antony...