William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
This essay looks at Shakespeare's comedy, Twelfth Night. It will summarize the plot in which twins are separated by a shipwreck. One of the two, Viola, disguises herself as a man and becomes involved in the love affair between Duke Orsino and the Lady Olivia. In addition, this essay will examine the contexts relating to this story, particularly the historical period and society which is reflected in the play. Finally, a series of discussion and essay questions will provide direction for further study.