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Nietzsche's Philosophy Revealed in "Twelfth Night"

Summary: Friedrich Nietzsche statement "there is no feast without cruelty" can be demonstrated in the play "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare.
The distinguished philosopher Nietzsche in many ways summaries life and existence accurately with his statement "there is no feast without cruelty." This is seen to be the case in William Shakespeare's play, Twelfth Night where it is assumed that the play will entirely celebrate festivity and carnival, which this time of year is known to render. In addition to this the play also investigates pain and cruelty hence recognises that not only is there "no feast without cruelty," but the world of carnival does in fact mingle pleasure as well as pain. Nietzsche's belief or philosophy of life indicates that cruelty is merely part and parcel of everyday existence and for us as individuals to experience the entirety that is life, we must learn to endure times of cruelty and enjoy the times of festivity. Twelfth Night is a prime example of this belief...

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