Twelfth Night: Texts and Contexts [With Writing about Literature] William Shakespeare

ISBN: 9780312618216

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Twelfth Night: Texts and Contexts [With Writing about Literature]  by  William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night: Texts and Contexts [With Writing about Literature] by William Shakespeare
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Set in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming “CountMoreSet in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming “Count Malvolio” only to receive his comeuppance at the hands of the merrymakers he wishes to suppress.

The two plots combine to create a farce touched with melancholy, mixed throughout with seductively beautiful explorations on the themes of love and time, and the play ends, not with laughter, but with a clown’s sad song.



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