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Q: song lyrics meaning ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: song lyrics meaning
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: agrif-ga
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Posted: 05 Apr 2004 13:15 PDT
Expires: 05 May 2004 13:15 PDT
Question ID: 325589
In the song "Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts"  who is the Jack
of hearts, and what is the relationship of these people?
Subject: Re: song lyrics meaning
Answered By: googleexpert-ga on 05 Apr 2004 15:15 PDT
Hi agrif,
The song "Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts" by Bob Dylan is
based on "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare.

Jack of Hearts is Hamlet 
Lily is Ophelia ( Polonius' Daughter )
Rosemary is Gertrude ( Wife of Claudius )

More Information:
Polonius is Claudius' advisor


Please let me know if you have anymore questions.
Thank you.

Request for Answer Clarification by agrif-ga on 06 Apr 2004 06:41 PDT
But in the song, is the Jack of Hearts actually Lily in disguise?

Clarification of Answer by googleexpert-ga on 06 Apr 2004 15:39 PDT
I suppose but I did not get that from the Lyrics.
Since I am not an expert in Literature, would you like another
research to answer this question?
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