The first part of the play has elements of a Shakespearean tragedy (focused on Leontes), where the ending has elements of a comedy (focused on Perdita & Florizell). Leontes also receives a happy ending and forgiveness from Hermione, (unlike the royal protagonists in Shakespeare's other tragedies, like Hamlet & Othello). How does Leontes' happy ending impact the genre? How does it impact the themes of the play?
She hangs about his neck. If she pertain to life, let her speak too.
Act 5 Scene 3