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Essay heading: 12th night love essay
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Date added: January 11, 2005
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Orsino, a dreary, romantic and boring bachelor, who seeks Olivia, speaks these opening lines to the play; "If music be the food of love play on?" His words are written in poetry and are in rich meaning. The first line is important to the theme of the play. It is a blank verse structure. It gives the audience a good grasp and a fixture to Orsino's character and his need for love...
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The first line is important to the theme of the play. It is a blank verse structure. It gives the audience a good grasp and a fixture to Orsino's character and his need for love. It also gives us a good beginning to the play, as it introduces its main theme ? love. The themes of love, however are rushed, unbuilt and within this first speech, Orsino also goes onto say, "O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou"...
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