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Twelfth Night

            For this assignment, I chose Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare which is Comedy play.
             Brief background - Viola and Sebastian, twins, are separated during a shipwreck. Viola, thinking her brother dead, finds her stranded in Ilyria. She disguises herself as a man, Cesario, and goes to work for Duke Orsino. The Major conflict in the play is when Viola falls in love with Duke Orsino, who is in love with Lady Olivia, who is in love with Viola's male disguise, Cesario. This love triangle is complicated by the fact that neither Orsino nor Olivia knows that Viola is really a woman. Then Viola's twin, Sebastian, appears, causing more confusion and several marriages. This scene is when Sebastian and Viola are reunited, and everyone realizes that Viola is really a woman. .
             Finally, Sebastian himself appears, apologizing to Olivia for having beaten up Sir Toby and Sir Andrew. Recognizing Antonio, and not yet seeing his sister, Sebastian cries out joyfully how glad he is to see him. Dazed, all the others stare at Sebastian and Viola, who finally see one another. They interrogate one another with a barrage of questions about their birth and family history. Finally, they are able to believe that they have each found their lost sibling. Viola excitedly tells Sebastian to wait until she has put her woman's clothing back on "and now everyone suddenly realizes that Cesario is really a woman.

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