Twelfth Night Act 1 Study Guide

Who is Orsino in love with at the beginning of the play? Olivia
Complete the quote: “If music be the food of _____, play on.” Love
Where does Twelfth Night take place? Illyria
Why is Olivia unwilling to receive any visitors? She is in mourning for her dead brother
How does Viola come to be at Orsino’s court? She is shipwrecked nearby
Why is Sir Andrew Aguecheek staying at Olivia’s home? He is trying to court (hook up with, holla at, talk to) Olivia
How does Viola disguise herself? She dresses like a man
What is Malvolio’s position? He is Viola’s butler
What is Sir Toby’s great vice? He is a drunkard
Who does Orsino send to carry his messages to Olivia? Viola, disguised as Cesario
Who does Viola fall in love with? Orsino
Who does Olivia fall in love with? Viola, in her disguise as Cesario