Twelfth Night Essay | Duke Orsino in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

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Duke Orsino in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

Summary: Essay provides a character analysis of Duke Orsino in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night."
In a book on Twelfth Night, Dr. Leslie Hotson suggested that the play was written to compliment an Italian nobleman, Virginio Orsino, Duke of Bracciano, in a court entertainment given for him on Twelfth Night, 1601, and that it was after this gOrsinoh that one of the principle characters was named. However, I am not sure id this Italian Orsino would have feel complimented by seeing himself portrayed as a young, handsome and poetic duke but an inefficient lover.

The curtain of Twelfth Night rises with Duke Orsinofs very first speech: gIf music be the food of love, play on ch which shows his characteristics clearly. Orsino is restless, dissatisfied, vacillating between moods, with a mind full of romantic illusions, but without an object upon which his mind can rest and with which his desire can engage. Then we have the hunting...

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