Twelfth Night Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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What is Viola's perspective toward love in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night?

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The plot of Twelfth Night revolves around love and mistaken identity. Shakespeare seems to be using the characters to demonstrate how frivolous and changeable is the very idea of love, particularly through the characters of Sebastian, Viola, Olivia, and Orsino . Each of them is in love with the idea of love, especially Orsino and Olivia. Viola and Sebastian seem to be fairly solid and capable; they both survive a shipwreck which killed...

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