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    1. Once upon a time, in the far away land of Illyria, there lived a robber like no other, Viola. Viola was not like most robbers though. She was actually a very nice and giving young woman, who shared all the treasures she stole with the poor. 2. One day, Viola decided that she was going to stop stealing. For her very last robbery, she wanted to give something magical to the poor. A hat that can play music anytime, anywhere. This hat could only be found in the castle of Illyria and to get there, Viola would need help from the one and only, Feste the Feisty Frog. 3. Feste was Viola’s best friend who also helped her plan out her robberies. The day they decided to rob the castle, Feste leaped UP, UP, UP, the walls of the castle, and threw a…

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    William Shakespeare enjoys presenting the discussion of “climbing classes” within many of his works. This certainly includes his play, Twelfth Night, which is interpreted in the modern film She’s The Man. Both the film and Shakespeare expose the main character, Viola, as an animated and determined woman that pursues her desires despite the consequences. Although she is challenged continuously by her sexuality, she overcomes this by means of self-fashioning. Throughout She’s The Man, Viola…

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    Shakespeare repeatedly challenges social structure through twisting traditional gender roles in Twelfth Night with the twin characters, Viola and Sebastian. Shakespeare has complicated the gender roles between Viola and Sebastian by cloaking Viola as male, not only through her dialogue (and Sebastian’s as well) but through her persona. Shakespeare chooses this idea in his writing to flow the characterization of these two perplexing individuals who washed up on shore and focused on their arrival…

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    Twelfth Night Expository Paragraph- Viola In the play Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare, Viola is the character facing the most dilemmas, mostly as a result of her disguise as Cesario, an eunuch. Viola is stranded, alongside a sea captain, as an unaccompanied woman in Illyria, a country foreign to her: "What country, friends, is this? / This is Illyria, lady. / And what should I do in Illyria?" (I.ii.1-3). To be a woman by herself is dangerous in her time, as there is a good chance…

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    Viola In Twelfth Night

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    Viola, a shipwreck survivor who has no where else to go finds herself lost in an unfamiliar city, with no protection. After losing her twin brother to the shipwreck, or so she thought, she and a few others land in the city of Illyria. As dreadful as it may seem, her last resort for safety on her own is to crossdress as a gentleman to get around. She disguises herself, as an alter ego she calls, “Cesario”. Violas actions speaks volumes once she encounters the mix-ups in Illyria. She finds herself…

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    The Twelfth Night: Gender Roles and Disguise Shakespeare often wrote his characters to portray literal and figurative disguises in order to accomplish some sort of goal. This idea was exemplified and prevalent in The Twelfth Night; a Shakespearean comedy written between 1599 and 1601. In this play, the main protagonist, Viola, disguises herself upon arrival to the country of Illyria to search for her brother, Sebastian, who was lost and thought to be dead after a shipwreck and storm. She…

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    Philip III's Achievements

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    He married Audata from Illyria to gain peace with his northwestern neighbor, then Phila from Macedonian Elimea, and his last wife was Olympia from Epirus. His last union gave him his son, Alexander III, in 356 BC. During his son’s formative years he let other children of noble blood into court for a higher education. This was a strategy to gain loyalty among the next generation of generals, politicians, and advisors. In 338 BC, Philip II gave his son command in the battle of Chaeronea at the…

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    life of how is not acceptable on any level as well as highlighting the heights that people will go to, to follow a dream. Violas team was triumphant in their battle to win the game; teamwork was at the heart of the victory but the real battle was won in changing mindsets and triumphing over discrimination. Duke quoted the coaches pre match talk saying to Viola “Be not afraid of greatness, some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them, I think the best chance…

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    England for over 100 years prior so Queen Mary I showed no hesitation in restoring Catholicism. In 1558, Queen Elizabeth ascends the throne and restores Protestantism. Unlike the Queens before her she disregarded the believes of those who went against her as long as they were quiet. In addition to her restoration of religion, she opened the Royal Exchange. The royal Exchange was described as a business commercial center established by English shipper and leader, Sir Thomas Gresham.…

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    Shakespeare uses repetition for this quote to show the audience how desperate she is since playing soccer is her dream. Hence, she goes to play at Illyria instead of Cornwall since the girls’ soccer team got cut and no one will recognise her disguise at Illyria. Therefore, Andy Fickman has updated the idea Hidden Identity from the Shakespearean play Twelfth Night through Viola because the contexts like the setting and the whole idea from Viola changing into a boy because she needed to find a job…

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