In Twelfth Night, Shakespeare introduces a cast of uproarious characters (including Malvolio, Toby Belch, and Andrew Aguecheek), and tells a story of fickle fortune, mourning, love, and reunion.
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Infographic PLUS The tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602, Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare’s most performed plays.
For God’s sake, Sir Toby, you’ve got to come home earlier at night. My lady Olivia, your niece, disapproves of your late-night partying. SIR TOBY BELCH Well, she can get used to it. MARIA Yes, but you need to keep yourself within the limits of order and decency. SIR TOBY BELCH Keep myself?
By Catherine Belsey Who is it that Olivia falls in love with? 1 In Act 1, scene 5 of Twelfth Night, the self-imposed seclusion of the Lady Olivia, in mourning for her brother, whose death has left her in control of an aristocratic household, is disrupted by the latest in a succession of messengers pressing the suit of Duke Orsino.
O she that hath a heart of that fine frame. 1.1.33 40To pay this debt of love but to a brother,. 1.1.34 41How will she love, when the rich golden shaft