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  1. Metaphor Examples in Twelfth Night: Act I - Scene I 🔒 2 "debt of love..." See in text (Act I - Scene I) Olivia’s sadness and ardent commitment to keeping that sadness “fresh” in her “remembrance” can be seen as a pose of melancholy. Like Orsino who affects the tropes of love-sickness, Olivia plays the role of melancholy.

  2. May 05, 2015 · Drowning in Twelfth Night is nearly always a metaphor for loss, usually a loss of perspective through submersion in excess. The theme is seen in the first speech of the play, as Orsino asks to be...

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  4. Jul 26, 2020 · Twelfth Night is the ninth in a series of comedies Shakespeare wrote during the 1590s that includes The Comedy of Errors, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, and As You Like It and is a masterful synthesis of them all, unsurpassed in the artistry of its execution. In recognizing the barriers to love it ...

  5. A metaphor is the application of a word or phrase to somebody or something that is not meant literally but to make a comparison. For example: The Duke of Illyria compares music to food for lovers. Duke Orsino If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die (1.1.1-3).

  6. Their occurrence in the play Twelfth Night is listed below. The image of flowers is used as simile. It says. “ For women are as roses, whose fair flower being once displayed, doth fall that very hour.” Precious stones are used as metaphors. Feste says to Orsino that “ thy mind is very opal.”

  7. Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night is a play about desire’s power to override conventions of class, religion, and even gender. Several characters begin the play believing they want one thing, only to have love teach them they actually want something else. Orsino thinks he wants Olivia, until he falls in love with Viola (dressed as Cesario.)

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