Twelfth Night | Literature Criticism Critical Review by B. A. Young

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Twelfth Night.
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Critical Review by B. A. Young

SOURCE: a review of Twelfth Night in Financial Times, August 23, 1974, p. 3.

The programme quotes R. D. Laing on Jill, a distorting mirror to herself, who has to distort herself to appear undistorted to herself. You can make any number of such games from Twelfth Night "You do think you know not what you are," says Viola to Olivia. "If I think so," says Olivia, "I think the same of you." "Then think you right, I am not what I am," Viola confesses. But it's no more than a game; as an identical twin, I've experienced enough mistaken-identity complexes to recognise the results in others, real or fictional.

If Peter Gill in his production for the RSC has worried too much about such things, at least it doesn't show...

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