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Can you please explain why the play is called 'Twelfth Night'?

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nymph | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 6, 2007 at 1:37 AM via web

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Can you please explain why the play is called 'Twelfth Night'?

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alexb2 | eNotes Employee

Posted February 6, 2007 at 1:57 AM (Answer #1)

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Twelfth Night is a Holiday that was commonly celebrated during Shakespeare's time. The play was written as an entertainment for that holiday.

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bekki1929 | Student , Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 28, 2007 at 3:50 AM (Answer #2)

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it is called twelfth night because shakespeare was a member of ‘Lord Chamberlin’s men' and he was commissioned to write a play on the twelfth night of Christmas.

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