Tales from Shakespeare - Study Guide Twelfth Night; or, What You Will and Timon of Athens Summary & Analysis

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In "Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will," Sebastian and Viola, identical twins, though brother and sister, are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria. Viola comes safe to shore, but her brother is last seen clinging to a mast. Viola hears of Olivia, who mourns her brother's death and refuses to see the noble duke, Orsino, who loves her and wants to wed her. Viola decides to dress as a man and she becomes page to the duke, under the name Cesario. She hears the duke tell of his deep love for Olivia and falls in love with him. She too, as the page, Cesario, becomes dear to him. He asks her to go to Olivia and plead for him. However, Olivia, falls in love with her in her disguise...

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