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1 Act III

2 Scene 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? The Clown twists the meaning of Viola’s words showing her that words can be misleading as appearances.

3 Give an example of a simile Fools are like husbands as pilchards are to herrings Give an example of a metaphor Love is the day People in love are animals

4 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 am I have one heart, one bosom, and one truth, And no woman has; nor never none Shall mistress be of it, save I alone.

5 Scene II Which characters are part of the comic plot line? Sir Toby, Sir Andrew, Malvolio, Maria, and Fabian How does Fabian manage to convince Sir Andrew that he still has a chance of winning Olivia as his wife? Fabian convinces him that Olivia is trying to make Sir Andrew jealous.

6 Scene II Why does Sir Andrew decide to show his love for Olivia by challenging Viola/Cesario to a duel? 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. How is Maria’s practical joke on Malvolio progressing at this point in the story? 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.

7 Scene III List 2 reasons Antonio follows Sebastian to the Duke’s court. Antonio follows him because they are friends and because Antonio knows the area better than Sebastian Why doesn’t Antonio accompany Sebastian when Sebastian decides to look around the town? Antonio 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.

8 Scene IV 1. Which type of “greatness” does Malvolio imagine for himself, as expressed in the dialogue he has with Olivia? 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. Find a passage in this scene where Malvolio is acting superior to Sir Toby, Maria, and Fabian. “Go, hang yourselves all! You are idle shallow things: I am not of your element. You shall know more hereafter.”

9 4. Find an example of Shakespeare’s use of irony and explain it. “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. 5. What do Sir Toby and Fabian plan to do to Malvolio? They plan to tie him up and lock him in a room until they get tired of the joke and set him free.

10 Act III, Scene IV 6. What figure of speech does Fabian use when he says, “More matter for a May morning.” alliteration 7. Why does Sir Toby not want to give Viloa/Cesario Sir Andrew’s letter? It 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 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.

12 9. What is Viola’s first reaction to the news that a fierce knight is waiting in the orchard to fight him? 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. 9. What does she ask Sir Toby to do? 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.

13 10. Why does Sir Andrew want Sir Toby to offer Cesario his horse? 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. 11. How does Sir Toby manage to get Sir Andrew to agree to the duel? 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.

14 12. Why does Antonio want to fight Sir Andrew? Antonio wasn’t to fight Sir Andrew because Antonio believe that Viola is actually Sebastian. 12. Why do you think Sir Toby draws his sword on Antonio? Sir Toby draws his sword because he is protecting Sir Andrew.

15 13. What happens to give Viola the idea that her brother is still alive? Antonio says Sebastian's name.

16 Who said it? a. “I am indeed not her fool, but her corrupter of words.” Clown b. “That you do think you are not what you are.” Viola

17 c. “Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.” Olivia d. ”once, in a sea-fight, against the count his galleys,” Antonio

18 e. “I’m as mad as he. If sad and merry madness equal be.” Olivia f. “Please one and please all.” Malvolio

19 g. “I am not of your element. You shall know more hereafter.” Malvolio h. “But O how vile an idol proves this god!” Antonio


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