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Love and Transgression - Shakespeare Assessment
Best Scenes to Write About


Tips and Advice | Best Scenes to Write About | Who's Who in Twelfth Night | Nightstick Productions 1996 - Music and Set Choices

This is a guide for choosing the best scenes to write about

The Scenes from Twelfth Night that would be the best for the Assessment


Remember:  You can now choose 3 Trangression or 3 Love, or a mixture of the two themes.



The best scenes depend on what character youd like to write about.


1. Viola

Act I, Scene 2 - Violas plan.

Act I, Scene 5 - Cesario woos Olivia.

Act 2, Scene 4 - Orsino gives advice to Cesario


2.  Orsino

Act I, Scene I - Orsinos views.

Act I, Scene 4 - His views again.

Act 2, Scene 4 - His views to Cesario.


3.  Olivia

Act I, Scene 5 - Olivia is wooed by Cesario.

Act 3, Scene 1 - Cesario breaks Olivias heart.

Act 4, Scene 1 - Olivia meets Sebastian.



If you want to follow how Malvolio is made to be a stuck up, self important butler, and then how Sir Toby and his friends bring him down to size, do these scenes:



Act 2 Scene 3 - Malvolio tells Sir Toby, Maria, Sir Andrew and Feste to stop singing and drinking.

Act 2 Scene 5 - Malvolio reads the letter that was written by Maria, in Olivias handwriting.

Act 3 Scene 4 - Malvolio makes himself look like an idiot in front of Olivia.

Act 4 Scene 2 - Feste and Sir Toby have imprisoned Malvolio and humiliate him.


If you want to see how much of a fool Sir Andrew is, do these scenes:


Sir Andrew

Act 1 Scene 3 - We meet Sir Andrew.

Act 2 Scene 3 - Sir Andrew looks awkward.

Act 3 Scene 4 - Sir Andrew is egged on into fighting.


If you like the belching, rude Sir Toby, do these scenes:


Sir Toby

Act 1 Scene 3 - Sir Toby is introduced, and he makes fun of Sir Andrew.

Act 2 Scene 3 - He tells Malvolio to sneck up.

Act 4 Scene 2 - He humiliates Malvolio.