What happened to Viola in Shakespeare in Love?

What happened to Viola in Shakespeare in Love?

Immediately after her wedding to Lord Wessex, Viola bolts from the church and runs to the theatre to see the play. Viola and Shakespeare make their sad farewells, and Viola departs with Lord Wessex for the American colonies. Shakespeare writes Twelfth Night as an ode to his muse and lost love, Viola.

What does Viola say that she would do if she were in love with Olivia?

Viola says that she would build herself a house outside Olivia’s gate, write Olivia love songs and sing them in the middle of the night, and call out Olivia’s name until the hills and air echoed. This kind of romantic exaggeration was the kind of language often used by lovers and poets in Shakespeare’s time.

Why does Olivia fall in love with Viola?

Olivia quickly falls in love with the witty Cesario (Viola’s name when she is in disguise) because Cesario is unafraid of saying what he/she is thinking, even though Cesario never says anything nice to Olivia (except, of course, when speaking Orsino’s messages). The climax of the play takes place at Olivia’s estate.

Why does Twelfth Night have two titles?

Regardless of whether or not Shakespeare was being dismissive or flippant, the second title seems to invite the audience to make “what [we] will” of the play – what it means, why it matters (if it matters at all), and so forth. Sounds good to us.

How does Viola end up in Illyria?

Viola is washed up on the shore of Illyria after losing her twin brother in a shipwreck. She dresses as a boy, calls herself Cesario and goes to work for a rich Duke called Orsino.

Why is Viola mistakenly confused with her brother Sebastian?

Viola is mistakenly confused with her brother, Sebastian, in Twelfth Night because she dresses as a man while in the service of Duke Orsino of Illyria. Much mayhem ensues before Viola and Sebastian finally stand side by side and their identities are revealed.

What does Olivia realize at the end of act?

She realizes that Malvolio stole a ring from her. She realizes that she must marry Count Orsino. She realizes that she is in love with Cesario.