Literary Criticism/Shakespeare Statistics

Shakespeare Statistics
Longest Play Hamlet: 4024 lines
Shortest Play Comedy of Errors: 1786 lines
Longest Leading Role Hamlet: 1495 lines
Shortest Leading Role Bottom, A Midsummer NIght's Dream: 261 lines
Longest Female Role Cleopatra, Antony and Cleopatra, 686 lines
Bloodiest Play Titus Andronicus: 14 characters die; one every 180 lines
Plays in which men are disguised as women or women as men 6: A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Cymbeline, Merchant of Venice, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night
Character who appears in most plays Falstaff - in three plays: Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II, Merry Wives of Windsor; also mentioned in Henry V
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