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What misunderstanding do Viola and Antonio have in "Twelfth Night?"

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In Act III, scene iv, Antonio mistakes Viola (Cesario) for Sebastian. He enters the scene as Sir Toby is ready to duel with Viola (Cesario) and offers to take her place.

As he is arrested by the police, he asks her for his purse and she is taken aback by the seemingly odd request. However, she does offer to lend Antonio half of her...

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