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  • Scene Three Sir Toby And Sir Andrew
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    Twelfth Night: Summary Act One scene one This scene introduces us to the Duke, who is in love with a girl called Olivia. His servant goes to ask her wether or not she would like to go out with the Duke. The message back from her servant is that Olivia will not be seen in public for seven years because of the death of her brother. Scene Two After a shipwreck, Viola finds herself of Illyria, a coastal town. She believes that her brother has been killed in the shipwreck, and that she will never get...
  • Andrew Believes Sir Toby And Fabian
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    William shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" is a comedy in which customary practices are subverted and misrule is sovereign. Within this comedy there exists five characters who exemplify this upside down world and fuel one of Shakespeare most humorous subplots. These characters are Sir Toby Belch, Maria, Feste Fabian and Sir Andrew Aguecheek. As individuals these characters are unique but when put together they make up the unruliest gang of pranksters ever to enter Illyria. Sir Toby Belch, uncle to co...
  • Malvolio And Sir Andrew For Olivia
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    Twelfth Night was the festival held on the night of the 5th January (12th night after Christmas), and the night before the Epiphany, the time the Three Wise Men visited Jesus. This gives rise to its French name, "La Nuit Des Rois". In medieval and Tudor times, this festival was by tradition very rowdy (it is possible that 12th Night was derived from the Roman festival of "Saturnalia", held in December, which was renowned for its revelry). One of the activities was a masquerade, in which everyone...
  • Truth About Foolishness In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
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    'The Truth About Foolishness' in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. William Shakespeare used a unique device to explain how foolishness is an unavoidable part of everyday life. He employed many specific examples of foolishness in his comedy play titled Twelfth Night. Each of the characters he created were all foolish in one way or another. Not only do the characters entertain the audience, but also educate the audience as they portray mankind avoiding obvious truth. Shakespeare takes a humorous approa...
  • Part Of A Fool
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    Don't Judge A Book By It's Cover Looks can be deceiving, and in the case of Sir Andrew and Feste the fool, the statement certainly applies. Looking at the personalities of these two characters throughout Twelfth Night, no one will see that each character is the exact opposite of each other. Their comparison is their contrast. The first, Sir Andrew, is of "foolish wit", who looks that part he is supposed to play on the outside. He looks sophisticated and very intelligent. Yet when actually speaki...
  • Great Fool Of The Play
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    Fooling and Disguise in Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night or What You Will The Twelfth Night, or What You Will was written by William Shakespeare during the sixteenth century. This play is full of romance, comedy, and especially fooling and disguise. The act of fooling is seen through many characters of the play such as, Viola, Olivia, Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, Maria, and of course Feste, the most important and intelligent character of the play. Shakespeare's, The Twelfth Night, or What You Will, port...
  • Sir Toby And His Cohort Sir Andrew
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    Observations & Lessons learned, by an alcoholic, through characters, Shakespeare introduced in his Twelfth Night: Sir Andrew Ague cheek, conspirator, or innocent bystander Sir Toby Belch, is he a cunning freeloader, or a drunken clown Moreover, who, metaphorically speaking, will drown in the end N.B., Olivia questions Feste the fool [actually a professional witty fool]: Whats a drunken man like, fool Feste replies: Like a drowned man, a fool, and a madman. One drink too many makes him foolish; t...
  • Chapter 19 The Scarlet Pimpernel After
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    Plot Summary Chapter 1 Paris, September 1792 In Chapter One, the aristocrats, traitors to France, were trying to get through the Barricades so they would no longer have to be slaves of the king. Many, though, would get caught, go to trial, and be sent to the guillotine. In order to avid this awful fate, they would try to disguise themselves to get through. Men dressed as women, children as beggars, etc. Sergeant Bibot, who protected the West Gate Barricade, would catch almost everyone. At one po...
  • Only Reason Sir
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    Friendship is all about recognizing who everyone's real friends are, and how they contribute to their life. If people have a real friendship they must be able to trust their friends, and make them a part of their everyday life. Some friends remain with us through thick and thin, and others only stay for a couple of months. Friendships are based on the love, and thoughtfulness being shared through two or more people. Those moments, and memories will never be forgotten. In this play, William Shake...

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