2Scene I Define “tabor” Tabor is a small drum In what way does the Clown demonstrate to Viola/Cesario that this theme also applies to words?Tabor is a small drumThe Clown twists the meaning of Viola’s words showing her that words can be misleading as appearances.
3Give an example of a simile Give an example of a metaphorFools are like husbands as pilchards are to herringsLove is the dayPeople in love are animals
4I am not what you think I am Find an example of how Viola/Cesario is able to tell Olivia the truth about herself, without telling Olivia that she is really a female.I am not what you think I amI have one heart, one bosom, and one truth,And no woman has; nor never noneShall mistress be of it, save I alone.
5Scene II Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, Malvolio, Maria, and Fabian Which characters are part of the comic plot line?How does Fabian manage to convince Sir Andrew that he still has a chance of winning Olivia as his wife?Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, Malvolio, Maria, and FabianFabian convinces him that Olivia is trying to make Sir Andrew jealous.
6Scene IIWhy does Sir Andrew decide to show his love for Olivia by challenging Viola/Cesario to a duel?How is Maria’s practical joke on Malvolio progressing at this point in the story?There are two ways Sir Andrew can try to defeat Cesario. He can challenge him through policy (outsmart him) or through valor (a duel). Sir Andrew is lacking in intelligence, so he decides to challenge Cesario to a duel.Malovlio is following the advice of the fake letter. He is smiling and wearing crossed yellow garters. Maria is certain Olivia will dislike his new way of dressing and behaving. Sir Toby, Maria, and Fabian all go to watch Malvolio make a fool of himself.
7Scene IIIList 2 reasons Antonio follows Sebastian to the Duke’s court.Why doesn’t Antonio accompany Sebastian when Sebastian decides to look around the town?Antonio follows him because they are friends and because Antonio knows the area better than SebastianAntonio once participated in a sea battle against the Duke. If he is caught in the area, he will be treated as the Duke’s enemy.
8Scene IV1. Which type of “greatness” does Malvolio imagine for himself, as expressed in the dialogue he has with Olivia?Find a passage in this scene where Malvolio is acting superior to Sir Toby, Maria, and Fabian.Malvolio thinks greatness will be thrust upon him when he marries Olivia.2. What evidence is there in this scene that Olivia is a compassionate woman?She sends for Sir Toby b/c she wants him to look after Malvolio.“Go, hang yourselves all! You are idle shallow things: I am not of your element. You shall know more hereafter.”
94. Find an example of Shakespeare’s use of irony and explain it. 5. What do Sir Toby and Fabian plan to do to Malvolio?“If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction.”The comment is ironic because it is more probable that Malvolio is mad than for the mix-ups and mistaken identities in Twelfth Night to be true. It is doubly ironic because Fabian knows the real reason behind Malvolio’s behavior.They plan to tie him up and lock him in a room until they get tired of the joke and set him free.
10Act III, Scene IV alliteration 6. What figure of speech does Fabian use when he says, “More matter for a May morning.”7. Why does Sir Toby not want to give Viloa/Cesario Sir Andrew’s letter?alliterationIt is so poorly written that Sir Toby believes Cesario will know it was written by “clodpole”.Sir Andrew calls Viola/Cesario “friend” and “enemy,” and says he “liest, but that is not the matter I challenge thee for.”
11“A fiend like thee might bear my soul to hell.” 8. What does the following passage from the play say about Olivia’s tendency toward excessive behavior?“A fiend like thee might bear my soul to hell.”Olivia is saying that she would sell her soul to the devil to get Viola/Cesario’s love. Claiming this shows that Olivia, when she is in love, is just as extreme and over blown as the Duke.
129. What is Viola’s first reaction to the news that a fierce knight is waiting in the orchard to fight him?9. What does she ask Sir Toby to do?Viola can not understand why any man wants to fighter her/him. She wants to run back to Olivia’s house and let Olivia protect her/him.She knows that he/she has not done anything to make anyone that angry and asks Sir Toby to go to the knight to discover the reason this stranger wants to fight.
1310. Why does Sir Andrew want Sir Toby to offer Cesario his horse? 11. How does Sir Toby manage to get Sir Andrew to agree to the duel?Sir Toby tells Sir Andrew that “Cesario” is a skilled swordsman. Sir Andrew does not want to fight anyone with skill. He asks Sir Toby to offer his horse to try and get out of the fight.Sir Toby tells Aguecheek that Cesario cannot stop the duel because that would break the code of dueling; however, Viola promises not the hurt Sir Andrew.
14Sir Toby draws his sword because he is protecting Sir Andrew. 12. Why does Antonio want to fight Sir Andrew?12. Why do you think Sir Toby draws his sword on Antonio?Antonio wasn’t to fight Sir Andrew because Antonio believe that Viola is actually Sebastian.Sir Toby draws his sword because he is protecting Sir Andrew.
15Antonio says Sebastian's name. 13. What happens to give Viola the idea that her brother is still alive?Antonio says Sebastian's name.
16Who said it?a. “I am indeed not her fool, but her corrupter of words.”b. “That you do think you are not what you are.”ClownViola
17Olivia Antonio c. “Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.” d. ”once, in a sea-fight, against the count his galleys,”OliviaAntonio
18f. “Please one and please all.” e. “I’m as mad as he. If sad and merry madness equal be.”f. “Please one and please all.”OliviaMalvolio
19g. “I am not of your element. You shall know more hereafter.” h. “But O how vile an idol proves this god!”MalvolioAntonio