Twelfth Night Act 1 Scene 1 + Scene 2

Orsino Duke of Illyria, “If music be the food of love, play on” ‘”Tis not so sweet now as it was before” “she purged the air of pestilence” “How will she love when the rich golden shaft (cupid’s arrow)”
hart/heart example of a pun for what Orsino is going to hunt, male deer
hounds example of allusion of Artemis, how Orsino’s desires fell like…
ticketname symbolic names that take the reader on a journey
Valentine ticketname, messenger of love for Orsino
Olivia woman who Orsino loves, but she doesn’t love him back, mourns for 7 years and becomes a nun because of her brother’s and dad’s death
Illyria where the play takes place
Viola ticket name, means harmonious and smooth sounding, dresses up as a man because her brother and dad both died due to plague, dresses up + becomes Orsino’s attendant, Captain helps with this endeavor, “Conceal me what I am, and be my aid”
Elysium heaven, the good place where people go after death, where Viola’s brother Sebastian supposedly had gone to
Captain “where like Arion on the dolphin’s back” (this is an ex. of a simile/allusion comparing Sebastian to the Greek musician Arion + his getaway on the dolphin), “A virtuous maid, the daughter of a count That died some twelvemonth since, then leaving her in the protection of his son, her brother who shortly also died”
Poetry deals with the noble characters : Viola, Captain, Orsino, Valentine, Olivia
Prose deals with common, drunk characters like Sir Toby, Sir Andrew and Feste
eunuch castrated male servant with a high pitched voice, what Viola disguises herself as
castration men’s testicles being removed to ensure they cannot impregnate a royal or if the male had a nice voice when they were young they wouldn’t go though puberty so they could become a musician
William Shakespeare Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English languageOften called England’s national poet and “The Bard of Avon.”, born in Stratford upon Avon (that’s how he got the name “The Bard of Avon”)
consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems How many works each did Shakespeare write
His plays are comedies, tragedies, histories, and tragicomedies or romances., comedy ends with marriage, tragedy ends with death. Twelfth night-comedy What genres did Shakespeare write? What is 12th Night?
Mary Arden and John Shakespeare Shakespeare’s parents were?
Early schoolingPower and influence of Queen Elizabeth Tensions between Catholics and Protestants Exploration of the globe and the New World Rise in the importance of arts and the theaterAfter the death of Queen Elizabeth, the rise and influence of King James I name 6 early influences on shakepseare
Married Anne Hathaway, had 3 kids-eldest Susanna and set of twins named Hamnet and Judith Shakespeare married who and had how many kids and what were there names?
Hamnet Which of Shakespeare’s children died?
actor in london During the “Lost years” Shakespeare was most likely an ?
poem, called “Venus and Adonis” What was Shakespeare’s 1st publication and what was it called?
Shakespeare’s standard poetic form was blank verse, written in iambic pentameter.usually unrhymed10 syllables in a line, with a stress on every second syllableNote: At the end of the scene, he likes to rhyme to wrap up the scene What was Shakespeare’s writing style/poetic from?
1600-1601 When was 12th Night finished?
What you will, only Shakespeare work to have 2 titles because of the main characters who are twins-Viola and Sebastian It is called 12th Night or ? and why does it have 2 titles?
transvestite comedy type of comedy where a young male actor played the role of a female character pretending to be a male in the play!
Epiphany or 12 days after Christmas where servants dressed up as masters and masters as servants Where does the play take it’s title from?
3 days how long does the play take