Viola

Twelfth Night

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Violas Gender

Viola sees her self as determine because she disguise herself as a guy to become a servant. A woman could not be an servant in Orsinos court because that was a mans job so she had no choice but to go in disguise. "I prithee and ill pay thee bounteously Conceal me what I am, and be my aid For such disguise as haply shall become The form of my intent. Ill serve duke. Thou shall present me as an eunuch to him"(I.ii.45-50). This quote explains Viola plan on become a servant and shes offering the Sea Captain money to help her with her disguise.

Peoples Perception on Viola

For the most part, people see Viola as extremely charming beautiful and intelligent. Her charming personality is what helped her get the Sea Captain to help her because without him her disguise would be a complete failure. "Be you his eunuch, and your mute I’ll be.

When my tongue blabs, then let mine eyes not see"(I.ii.60). This shows how Violas personality helps her get what she wants out of the Sea Captain. Viola specifically says she will pay him for showing her how to act like a guy.

Viola's Identity

Viola sees herself as upfront. " She pined in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief. Was not this love indeed?"(II.iv.111-114). This quotes shows how Viola expresses her feelings for Orsino by saying her father had a daughter who is in love with someone. Viola is saying how she is in love with Orsino.

Similarities and Differences shared with Viola

Viola and I are alike and different in multiple ways. Viola is brave, straight forward and charming. I find my self open and likeable. Although we have differences Viola tends to put up with a lot, tells Orsino her love for him and disguise herself. That's where Viola and I differ, Viola tend to be braver then I and I couldn't dare tell a guy I am madly in love with him nor could I disguise as one.
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Viola ( Shes the Man)

Viola Gender

Courageous; not deterred by danger or pain. Viola went out on a very risky challenge. She represents feminism by proving that girls can play soccer just as good as the guys. In She's the Man, the girls soccer program was cut, Viola could not become a member of the guys soccer team. She found that to be disappointing and unfair, so she decided to disguise as her brother at his new school to beat her old school and show that female can play just as good as guys. This shows that she cares about being an athlete, being that she will be willing to get caught disguising as a guy.

Peoples Perceprtion on Viola

Duke sees Viola as Sebastion, Duke does not really know of Viola. Duke meets Viola at the kissing booth, this is when Duke finds himself starting to like Viola. In Shes the Man Duke says to Sebastion what he thinks of his sister Viola and says shes pretty cool. This shows Duke is showing second thoughts of likeing Viola.

Violas Identity

Viola sees herself as a tomboy. In She's the Man Viola was at the Debutante Ball and her mother was upset with her because she wasn't acting girly, Viola told her mom that she was not into girly stuff she like to be an athlete. This scene shows Viola prefer to be into sports rather than pageants and balls. This shows how important and dedicated she is to soccer.

Similarities and Differences on Viola

Viola and I share similarities in like sports, I prefer bad mitten over soccer. We both also go for what we believe in. Our differences are Viola doesn't like dressing up and she's a tomboy. I like going to balls, and pageants and dressing up. Viola parents are very careless. My mom is over protective.