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    ‘The Twelfth Day of July’ Task: Explain how Kevin and Sadie change by the end of the novel ‘The Twelfth Day of July’ is a book by Joan Lingard. This book is about the discord between the Catholic and Protestant religions. It centres on the characters of Kevin McCoy, who is Catholic, and Sadie Jackson, who is Protestant and how their friendship develops despite the religious bigotry which affects the country they live in. The Twelfth Day of July is a celebration in Northern Ireland, for Protestants

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    Twelfth Night

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    Twelfth Night "Twelfth Night is a comedy of light and shade. Its characters are not unreservedly happy and the events are not unreservedly humorous." Discuss. As a comedy, Twelfth Night is obviously intending to not only entertain its audience but also point out problems in society. It is imperative to entire merit of the play not to be realistic but to allow for empathy. Therefor to have a comedy of complete lightheartedness there would be no balance

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    Twelfth Night

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    ‘Twelfth Night’ focuses on the conventions of Comedy itself. Comedy has to have a resolution, usually with all the characters ending up happy, but not before the audience are taken on a journey of twists and turns through trickery and wit as well as many complexities before tying everything up in the end in a final climax. Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a prime example of this. In ‘Twelfth Night’, there is the main plot – a love triangle, disguise and misinterpretation- which provides some Comedy

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    Twelfth Night

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    Every major character in ‘Twelfth Night’ experiences some form of love or desire. Shakespeare exhibits intricate love triangles within the play that are only resolved when order is restored. ‘Twelfth Night’ derives much of its comic force by satirising the lovers in the play. Love in the play is generally represented as something that is irresistible, spontaneous and overpowering. Shakespeare portrays it as being dangerous and is compared to disease and suffering. In the first scene of the entire

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    Twelfth Night

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    In Twelfth Night, a myriad of relationships are created and elaborated. Perhaps the most interesting thing about this play is how each of these connections develop while being intertwined with one another. The relationship between Viola and Olivia grows from a small fascination to an intense and burning desire over the course of the play. This creates a significant effect of confusion, frustration, and satisfaction on the other characters as they struggle to unwind the complexities of their relationships

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    Twelfth Night

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    “Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.”-Malvolio act III, Scene V. Twelfth Night is a romantic comedy entailing the life of Viola post-shipwreck in Illyria, during this play she assumes that she has lost her brother, Sebastian. In order to make a living, she disguises herself as a man and becomes a servant for the Duke, Orsino. In the end, Orsino and Viola marry, and all are united -living happily ever after. One important character to the development

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    Twelfth Night Foils

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    dull sides just like people in the comedic play Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and in "Missing Fathers: Twelfth Night, The Reformation Of Mourning." by Suzanne Penuel and "Melville's The Lightning-Rod Man As Foil" by Linda Pergolizzi Gallagher. This writing shows great information of foil characters especially in Twelfth Night where Viola and Olivia identify foil characters. One of them will materialize as the successful foil character. Twelfth Night describes about two royal sibling crashing

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    William Shakespeare’s play, Twelfth Night, focuses on identity, love, and comedy. While we made our adaptation to this play, we chose to have a more modern approach. Because we decided on a modern adaptation, we had to come up with a modern storyline; therefore, there is still love and confusion about identity. Taking place in 2015 in Los Angeles, Orsino is the number one modeling agency in the state. Along with a new setting, we have also changed some actions with the characters, meaning some things

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    Twelfth Night Women

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    Women can easily fall in love as they are gullible and over-trusting, whereas men are mindless and foolish. In Twelfth Night, the characters who prove this are Olivia and Sir Andrew. Olivia has fallen in love with the fake man “Cesario”, and Sir Andrew is deliberately trying to woo Olivia through foolish and pathetic ways. Twelfth Night demonstrates that women are weak and are able to fall in love easily, due to their gullibility when it comes to love. This was shown as Olivia was able to fall in

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    The play Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare shows us how mistaken identity can affect people in many ways. Two main characters, Olivia and Viola, disguised as Cesario, caused this confusion. Viola and her brother Sebastian were on a boat that crashed. Viola washed upon the shore of Illyria and thought her brother dead, but Sebastian wasn’t really dead, he had just washed up on a different nearby island. Wanting a job, Viola disguised herself as a man named Cesario, and Olivia fell in love with

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