Sakuatla and the Ring of Recollection
Love is the ultimate feeling or emotion that every human has in them, love can be expressive in songs, dramas, or plays. In Sakuntala and the ring of recollection, Sakuntala and King Dusyanta love for each triumph over a tragedy ending. The play portrays romance between two people that have strong Hindu beliefs and hiding their love from their family and friends.
Will hunting in the woods King Dusyanta comes upon and beautiful woman named Sakuntala at the hermitage she is living with her father and friends. So overwhelm with Sakuntala beauty, the king seeks out her friends, he catches up to one of her friends and asks about Sakuntala. And ...view middle of the document...
So the king can stay longer to fight the demons and hang out with Sakuatala little longer.
Sakuntala pregnant, she decides to leave her father, friends and the hermitage to seek out her husband that she had not seen. During the trip Sakuntala stop and gets water, in the process the ring fells off. Sakuntala arrives at the palace and meets with king, so excited to see the king. The king does not recognize Sakunatala, the king is feeling sorrowful, he says to his doorkeeper as he enters he chambers. “I cannot remember marrying the sage’s abandoned daughter, but the pain my heart feels make me suspect that I did”. At this point the King is having second thoughts about Sakunatala and the pain the king is have he can’t bare it.
In the meantime a fisherman who caught a fish for his family, found the lost ring that fell off of Sakuntala’s finger during her journey to the palace. But the fisherman is being accused of stealing the ring. The magistrate who is mocking fisherman profession, the fisherman replies to the magistrate.” The work I do may be vile but I won’t deny my birthright- a priest doing his holy rites pities the animals he kills”. All the fisherman was doing was making ends meat for his family by.
The magistrate and the fisherman marched to the gates of the palace to see the king, in regarding the ring. The returned with answer, “the king sends you a sum of money for the ring”. The fisherman was taken by surprise by this offer and the fisherman takes the offer. With that the ring is returned to the king and the fisherman is offered a glass of wine to celebrate.
The king remembers Sakunatala and he heart broken by his action, he says to the buffoon “When I cast her away, she followed her kinsmen, but Kanva’s disciple harshly shouted, “Stay!” The tearful look my cruelty provoked burns me like an arrow tipped with poison.” So disturbed by this the king most found a way to win Sakuntala back.
Once again the King Dusyanta most do his royal duties once again be this time it is to get Sakuntala back. He arrives on his chariot to the hermitage but the King must ask for permission to enter, the king and his chariot driver is granted in. The two must leave the chariot behind and walk through the forest to the hermitage. They come upon two females and boy but the boy is acting like animal. The king is so drawn to the boy, it is a...