Bosom brothers Valentine and Proteus bid a tearful farewell on a street in Verona. Valentine is off to better himself. embarking out to see the universe. while Proteus stays place in Verona. tied by his love for Julia. After Valentine departs. his retainer. Speed. enters. Proteus inquires whether or non Speed delivered a missive to Julia. to which Speed replies affirmatively. Julia. interim. asks her amah. Lucetta. with which adult male she should fall in love. and Lucetta recommends Proteus. Lucetta admits that she has a missive for Julia from Proteus. After much spat. Julia tears up the missive. merely to repent this act an instant later.
Antonio decides to direct Proteus. his boy. to the Duke’s tribunal in Milan. a determination with which neither Proteus nor Julia is peculiarly happy. They exchange rings and promises to maintain loving each other. Meanwhile. Valentine has fallen in love with the Duke’s plucky girl. Silvia. When Proteus arrives at tribunal. he excessively falls in love with Silvia. and vows to make anything he can to win her off from Valentine. When Valentine confesses that he and Silvia program to run off. Proteus notifies the Duke of their programs. deriving favour for himself and set uping Valentine’s ostracism from tribunal.
Back in Verona. Julia has hatched a program to mask herself as a adult male so that she can travel to Milan to be reunited with Proteus. Upon geting at tribunal. she witnesses Proteus and Thurio courting Silvia. The banished Valentine. while going to Mantua. is apprehended by a group of criminal. The criminal. all of whom are banished gentlemen as good. demand Valentine to go their male monarch. Since they threaten to kill him if he refuses. Valentine accepts. Silvia and Julia. who is disguised as the page Sebastian. meet when Julia delivers the ring Proteus had given her to Silvia on behalf of Proteus.
Julia does non uncover her individuality. Silvia calls on her friend Sir Eglamour to assist her flight her father’s oppressive will ( he wants her to get married Thurio ) and to happen Valentine. However. while going through the wood. she and Eglamour are overtaken by a set of criminal. Eglamour runs off. go forthing Silvia to fend for herself against the criminal. By this clip. the Duke. Proteus. and Thurio. with Sebastian/Julia in tow. hold organized a hunt party for Silvia. Proteus wrests Silvia off from the criminal. Valentine watches the interaction unobserved. Proteus demands that Silvia give him some mark f her favour for liberating her. but she refuses.
He tries to ravish her for her opposition. but Valentine jumps out and stops him. Proteus instantly apologizes. and Valentine offers to give him Silvia as a item of their friendly relationship. At this minute. Sebastian swoons and his true individuality becomes clear. Proteus decides that he truly loves Julia better than Silvia. and takes her alternatively. The Duke realizes that Thurio is a hood and says that Valentine is far baronial and can get married Silvia. Valentine asks for mildness for the criminal. and suggests that his matrimony to Silvia and Proteus’ matrimony to Julia should take topographic point on the same twenty-four hours.