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What According to You Are the Stages of a Person'S Life? What Characteristics Would You Associate with Each Stage? (E.G., Childhood: Innocence, Joy - English - Communicative

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What according to you are the stages of a person's life? What characteristics
would you associate with each stage? (e.g., childhood: innocence, joy

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The other stages of life which are not mentioned in the extract by Shakespeare are:

Stages Characteristics
Childhood innocence, joy, carefree life
Youth dynamism, strength and romance
Middle responsibility, maturity and Age wisdom

Besides the above mentioned stages, Shakespeare describes seven stages in man’s life. They are

Stages Characteristics
Infant mewling and pucking.
Schoolboy unwilling to go to school, shining face.
Lover sighing, writing romantic ballads for mistress.
Soldier jealous in honour, quick in quarrel, seeking bubble reputation.
Justice full of wise sayings and modem instances.
Old pantaloon Shrunk shank, manly voice turns into childish treble.
Last stage Second childishness, without taste, without eyes.
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CBSE Class 9 English Course Communicative: Literature Reader
Chapter 2.4 The Seven Ages
Exercise | Q 1 | Page 74
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