Theme of Deception

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Deception: a misleading falsehood

Self Deception: The action or practice of allowing oneself to believe that a false or invalidated feeling, idea, or situation is true.


Olivia

A rich countess of Illyria

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Clear sighted

  • grieving over brother and father's death; does not want to marry
  • true to character/social class
  • Motives: heart and mind is set on Cesario (gives locket with her picture)

                        -chooses Cesario over Orsino even though Cesario is a servant


Orsino

Duke of Illyria

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Clear-sighted

  • Qualities: true to his character and social class
  • Motives: only wanted Olivia despite Viola confessing her love

                        -No woman could love Duke as much as he loves Olivia

                        -Gave Olivia jewel to try to win her love

Self Deception

  • Orsino is so set on winning Olivia's love that he deceives his true feelings (You want what you cannot have)


Viola/Cesario

A shipwrecked lady later disguised as her twin brother.

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Deceptive Appearance

  • Manipulates appearance to look like twin brother Sebastian; deceives all characters, especially Orsino and Olivia

                        -able to woo Olivia with her words due to her being a woman; Olivia falls in                            love with Viola (instead of Orsino), but thinks she is Cesario

  • Motives: safer as man; can't prove she is a woman of higher class

                         -wants to get closer to Orsino

                         -Orsino is deceived because he asks Cesario to help with Olivia not realizing                           that Cesario is really Viola who is in love with Orsino

  • Viola does not mean to deceive the characters and feels bad for the consequences she caused. Only time can fix the trouble she created.
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Once Viola reveals her true identity at the end of the play, it is still difficult for the other characters to believe her because of the deception she caused.

              -would not marry her until she looked like a woman again


Malvolio

Steward of Olivia's household

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Self-Deception

  • Believes letter he receives is truly from Olivia
  • Changes his character/appearance to someone whom Olivia would like (yellow socks, cross-guards, always smiling)
  • Thinks he is better than the others because thinks he is going to marry Olivia (Motive)
  • Thinks things are coming together for him and Olivia even though Olivia thinks he is crazy (Malvolio really thinks Olivia is confessing her love)
  • Hard for him to believe at the end that Maria wrote the letter


Sir Toby belch

Olivia's uncle

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Deceptive Words/Language

  • Drunk
  • Tells Sir Andrew to go for Olivia for his own amusement
  • Tells Viola about duel instead of giving her the letter


Maria & Sir Andrew

Maria: Gentlewoman in Olivia's household

Sir Andrew Aguecheek: Companion of Sir Toby

  • Work with Sir Toby to trick Malvolio
  • Maria uses deceptive appearance/language when writing the letter
  • Locks in closet
  • Motive: Revenge for Malvolio mistreating them


Feste

A clown, also called Fool; Olivia's jester.

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Deceptive Appearance/Language

  • Comic relief
  • Says what most people cannot/able to pick up on things others cannot
  • Uses image of clown to deceive his true wisdom
  • Uses play on words (syllogism-reasoning question and answering question with reason)
  • Sir Topas (plays along with Malvolio joke)


The End

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Works Cited

"Deception." Vocabulary.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.

"Self-deception." Your Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Jan. 2015.

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