Essay Topic 1
Discuss the staging of Twelfth Night during Shakespeare’s lifetime as discussed in the Introduction. How would set changes have taken place? How was the audience arranged in relation to the actors on Shakespeare’s stage? When was the play first performed? At what venue?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and analyze the setting of Illyria and the attributes of this setting. How populous was Illyria during this time? How were governments set up? Who rules over Illyria in the play? In what season does the play open?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss the characters of Orsino, Valentine, and Curio in the play. What power does Orsino have over Illyria? Who is Orsino’s love interest in the play? What are Orsino’s relationships like with Valentine and Curio?
Essay Topic 4
Analyze and discuss the style of language used by Orsino in the play. How does Orsino’s...
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