Discuss the role of setting in the play.
Analyze the character of Helena, paying attention to other characters' opinions of her.
Analyze the character of Bertram, paying attention to other characters' opinions of him.
Discuss the role of deception in the play, especially the bed-trick, involving Helena and Diana switching places in her bed to deceive Bertram, and the fake capture that fools Parolles in Act IV.
Is Helena's behavior moral? Is she justified in her deceptions?
Discuss the role of authority in the play, especially the role of the King of France.
Does the play have a happy ending? Why or why not?