Romance gone wrong, romance perverted, or the “romantic” aspects of fear, hatred, and suffering, appear much more often in ... No one is without a social face; in fact, people often maintain many social faces depending upon the situation or the ultimate objective.
When assessing Viola's emotional and mental disguise in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, the student will want to address such elements as social dictate, gender oppression and the ...
They both represent the message of love by the two characters Olivia and Orsino.
Likewise, Orsino indulges in only the thought of love which leads him to suffer in the play as he does not communicate or have interest in the outside world and only a love obsession on Olivia: ‘If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that surfeiting, The appetite may so sicken and so die,’ .
Characters and events are important factors in plays as their interactions throughout the plot develop the central ideas or themes that the author wishes to communicate to the audience.
Some common themes are investigations into common human experiences that may involve complex moral issues or questions the integrity of relationships.
A play which uses characters and events to explore such important themes is Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.
The dominant themes Shakespeare introduces in Twelfth Night are love and deception.
Shakespeare presents love throughout the play to provide the audience with his perspective on love as it exists in human society including self-love, selfless love and true love.
Shakespeare illustrates the different aspects of love throughout the play by the language used including soliloquies, metaphors, motifs and symbols.