In "Twelfth Night", Viola dresses up as Cesario. Why is this?
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: for whose dear love
They say, she hath abjured the company
And sight of men.
Viola too has lost her father: and she has just lost her brother, so she thinks. The sorrow at these two losses leads Olivia to foreswear men altogether: and Viola completely empathises with her situation:
O that I...
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To gain employment as a eunuch in Duke Orsinio's court