She's the Man for The Twelfth Night

Rogelio Davila

She's the Man

A girl named Voila disguises as her brother that has left to London so that she can play on the boys soccer team at her own rival school. This is like the play in the sense that in the play Voila disguises as a man. The difference is in the movie Voila disguises as her brother instead of some man as Voila does in the play. She wants to do this to prove her boyfriend and his teammates wrong. At her time with a boy's soccer team, she gets help from a guy named Duke with her skills. In return Voila is helping Duke with his crush Olivia. In the end it is Duke and Voila that end up together and so does Olivia and Sebastian.

She's the Man

  • The movie involves 2 rival schools and their soccer teams
  • Voila disguises as her twin brother Sebastian
  • Malvolio is shown as being a spider
  • Sebastian left to London for 2 weeks but then returns while Voila is still disguised as him
  • Olivia is upset due to the end of her old relationship

The Twelfth Night

  • Voila disguises as a man named Cesario
  • Olivia is mourning the loss of her brother
  • Voila thinks her brother died in a ship wreck
  • Malvolio is tricked into thinking Olivia is in love with him
  • They pay to keep everything a secret

Similiarities

  • Voila receives help from Duke
  • There is an on going love triangle through out both the movie and the play
  • Voila disguises as some one else
  • The quote "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them" is said in both the play and the movie
  • Duke is in love with Olivia

Disguises

Voila's character disguises her self in both the play and the movie. In the play, Voila disguises as a man named Cesario. In the movie, Voila disguises as her brother Sebastian who is out of the country in London for 2 weeks.

Some Quotes From The Twelfth Night

  • "Is it a world to hide virtues in?"
  • "This felllow is wise enough to play the fool"
  • "I'll be revenged on the whole pack of you"

Some Quotes From "She's The Man"

  • "Ew"
  • "I got a life time of knowledge"
  • "I got lady troubles"

Low Comedy

  • In the movie "She's the Man", Sebastian has to pull down his pants in front of a crowd to show that he is actually a boy. This is an example of low comedy because it is dirty.
  • Some of the characters are drunk in the play and make dirty jokes, therefore making it an example of Low Comedy.

Comedy of Manners

  • In the movie Voila has to try to act like a male on a soccer team to fit into the group. This is "Comedy of Manners because she is trying to fit into a certain group.
  • In the play Voila disguises as a man to blend into society, this is an example because she is trying to act like a man so people won't see her as weak.

Comedy of Ideas

  • In the movie, Voila's boyfriend embarrasses her in front of the boy's soccer team by saying she wasn't good enough to play with them.
  • Voila's marriage is postponed in a funny manner because she doesn't have a change of clothes.

Farce

  • In the movie Duke mistakes Voila in disguise of being the real Sebastian this is farce comedy because of the disguise.
  • In the end Voila ends up with Orsino, Olivia ends up with Sebastian, and Toby ends up with Mary which is all a big coincidence.

Similarities

A quote that stands out in both the play and the movie is "some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust open them"

She's the Man for the Twelfth Night