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Twelfth Night and Pygmalion

Summary: This essay is about how Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," and Shaw's "Pygmalion" use comedy to reveal more serious issues.
The play Twelfth Night is set in a Elizabethan country household in a place called Illyria. Illyria is a fictional place. Although the setting felt familiar to the audience, the name Illyria gave it a feeling of escape from reality, something that was important because everyday life could be tough in those days. The people needed an escape from reality sometimes. In this play we meet the upper class, as well as the lower class. It is not certain whether it really is "twelfth night", but there are several things in this play that suggest that it might well be the twelfth night. The twelfth night is on the 6th of January, a night where the servants and other low class figures get to change place with their superiors. The hierarchy is turned up-side down, to create a state of "topsy-turveydom." It is a sort of...

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