Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow :
Rosalind : I have promis’d to make all this matter even.
Keep you our word, O duke, to give your daughter;
You yours, Orlando, to receive his daughter;
Keep you your word, Phebe, that you’ll marry me,
Or else, refusing me, to wed this shepherd;
Keep your word, Silvius, that you’ll marry her,
If she refuse me : and from hence I go,
To make these doubts all even.
[Exeunt-Rosalind and Celia]
Duke Senior : I do remember in this shepherd boy
Some lively touches of my daughter’s favour.
(i) What promises did the Duke and Orlando make to Rosalind earlier ?
(ii) Who is the shepherd referred to in the extract ? What promise does Rosalind extract from Phebe regarding the shepherd ?
(iii) Give the meaning of :
(i) To make all this matter even.
(ii) Touches of my daughter’s favour.
(iv) Why did Phebe spurn the love of Silvius ? Under what conditions did Rosalind agree to marry Phebe ? What happens at the end ?
(v) Briefly explain how Rosalind solved all the problems of the play