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Viola's Character, Twelfth NightCan Viola be seen as weak or submissive because she...
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Posted by litteacher8 on October 1, 2012 at 5:48 AM (Answer #2)
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No, I think that Viola was playing coy. She eventually does find love. Viola is clever because she is a survivor. She dresses as a boy because she is a survivor. By passing messages back and forth, she makes herself instrumental to the plot.
So basically she is not submissive but quite strategical. Can we also say that she disguised herself as a means of survival in Illyria, the land she is not familiar with; or was it a sort of last resort plan, seeing how her first plan was to work for the duchess, who was also mourning for the loss of her brother?
Posted by yousawinner on October 1, 2012 at 6:31 AM (Answer #3)
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