|What quotes back up ‘In many instances single or multiple marriages are used to provide comic closure’?
||1) “I’ll have a share in this most happy wreck”2) “In recompense whereof he hath married her”3)”In other habits you are see/Orsino’s mistress, and his fancy’s queen’4) “A contract of eternal bond of love”
|What quotes back up ‘In other examples the very fact of marriage is used as the mainspring of comedy’?
||1) “To be Count Malvolio”2) “I could marry the wench for this device”3) “Or I am mad, or else this is a dream … if it be thus to dream, still let me sleep!” (Dramatic irony of audience)
|What quotes back up ‘Despite the traditional view that marriage provides comic closure, this is, in fact, rarely achieved’?
||-Malvolio: “Having been three months married to her” he can only imagine marriage to her, “I’ll be revenged on the whole pack of you”- Sir Andrews pursuit of Olivia is unsuccessful “She’ll none of me. The count himself hard by woos her”- It could be argued that Olivia is not happy with her marriage to Sebastian as she liked Cesario for more than just ‘his’ looks. “make a willow cabin at your gate” etc.
|What quotes back up ‘Comedy lacked a theory… but there was a growing tradition which established marriage as the goal at least of romantic comedy’?
||1) “yet a barful strife/whoe’er i woo, myself would be his wife”2) “I could marry wench for this device”3) “Plight me the full assurance of your faith”
|What quotes back up ‘The audience is repeatedly encouraged to expect that proceedings will be appropriately closed with a wedding’?
||“Yet a barful strife!/Whoe’er I woo, myself I would be his wife” “I could marry the wench for this device””Here to be her wooer””To pay this debt but to a brother” “How will she love when these sovereign thrones are all supplied and filed/her sweet perfections with one selfsame king”