Want to know where The Two Gentlemen of Verona is set? The Two Gentlemen of Verona is another of Shakespeare’s plays with an Italian Renaissance setting. It begins in Verona, the home town of Valentine and Proteus, then all the same characters move to the Duke’s court in Milan. After that they all go to a forest near Mantua. Milan is presented as a worldly, cosmopolitan, artificial and formal place whereas in the forest life is a simple one, in which the outlaws love a more relaxed life. When the Court comes to the forest it is here in this more relaxed environment that all the problems are resolved.
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The map below shows all the locations Shakespeare used for The Two Gentlemen of Verona , and below the map is a text list of the locations. When you click a pin on the map it opens to show all of the settings used within the location, using Shakespeare actual wording. You can zoom in on the map for a more detailed view of an area, click the icons on the map for more information, or use the list of all map pins below the The Two Gentlemen of Verona settings map: