A Reader posted a review at 2008-06-16 10:05:27.
Pretty much drek. It's a favorite of pre-teens who think they're in love or whatever. The characters basically just make a bunch of ill-advised decisions in the name of love... and they're both like 14 years old. Overly dramatic. I found myself slightly annoyed at the way Shakespeare romanticizes the puppy love (and terrible decisions that follow). It's what you can expect from Shakespeare: lots of dramatic and situational irony, idle wordplay that adds nothing to the story, lots of melodrama, and, my favorite, relying on the use of random chance and misunderstanding as plot devices rather than real character motivation. Not impressive. Probably not in his top 5 best works, though it's debatable that he actually wrote all of "his" plays.