Overdone, Mistress

Overdone, Mistress

“a bawd of eleven years’ continuance.” [Br. Lit.: Measure for Measure]
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Accordingly, when discussing the drama Singh details the ways in which prostitute types such as Bianca, Mistress Overdone, Mistress Quickly, and Doll Tearsheet make visible the discrepancies inherent in gender roles, and the internal flaws that disrupt the smooth workings of the patriarchal mechanism.