Act 2 Twelfth Night

What is the dramatic irony in the first scene? Sebastian has returned and he thinks viola is dead
How might the introduction of sebastian be important to later events in the play? Since Sebastian and Viola look the same there might be confusion in the future as to who Sebastian and Cesario are
Where does Sebastian intend to go? To continue his on his journey
Why can’t Antonio go with him? Doesn’t want to rub his bad luck on him
How does Viola react when Malvolio catches up to her and wishes to return the ring to her? She is in denial and begins to understand what is happening
What realization does Viola make once Malvolio exits? How does she feel about this? That Olivia wants her to return, she is extremely surprised
What time of day is it when the scene opens with sir Toby and sir Andrew? Midnights
What mood is sir Toby in? What mood is Sir Andrew in ? How easily is Sir Andrews mood changed? They’re both drunk and very happy and want to keep on partying
Why does Maria enter and what does she warn them of? Because they are too loud and gets woken up
What does Malvolio want with the three? How does he act toward them? He wants them to be quiet and acts superior
What threat does Malvolio issue to sir Toby? He might leave if he jeeps drinking
What scheme dies Maria devise once Malvolio exits? What is the ultimate purpose of the plan ? She’s going to make a fool out of him
Why do you think Maria Sir Toby and Sir Andrew dislike Malvolio so much? He’s rude and controlling
What opinion does Sir Toby hold for Maria at the end of the scene? Be a mans best friend
What warning does the Duke give Cesario regarding love? To marry a woman younger than him
What opinion on older women and marriage does the Duke hold? How might thus reflect Shakespeare’s own opinion ? Marrying someone older is a big mistake
What does the Duke send Cesario back to tell Olivia? What does this reveal about the nature of the Dukes love? The Duke says he doesn’t want her money or land, he only wants love
How does Cesario respond to these opinions? What is amusing about Cesario’s argument? Women can love, Viola says she loves Duke
What does Maria tell Sir Toby Fabian and Sir Andrew to do? Hide behind bushes
What is Malvolio daydreaming about even before he picks up the letter? Marrying olivia
Why does Malvolio believe the letter is to him? The letter says she adores a servant
What things does Maria out in the letter to help make Malvolio look like An idiot to Olivia? Fight w/Sir Toby and wear his yellow stockings