After reading the first 3 acts of Twelfth Night, what do you think about the depiction of love and lust in the play thus far?

After reading the first 3 acts of Twelfth Night, what do you think about the depiction of love and lust in the play thus far?

After reading the first 3 acts of Twelfth Night, what do you think about the depiction of love and lust in the play thus far?

After reading the first 3 acts of Twelfth Night, what do you think about the depiction of love and lust in the play thus far?

Obviously, I can’t tell you what opinions to form for your class, you should form your own opinions.   But here are some plot points you may want to consider:* Orsino is in love with Olivia.  Olivia constantly spurns Orsino, which does not at all deter him. * Olivia falls in love with Cesario (who is really Violet dressed as a boy) and tries to make Cesario love her.  Cesario is in love with Orsino and spurns Olivia. * Orsino has no idea that Cesario is a girl and pays him no mind.So there’s a lot of action that’s like the Morrissey song, “The More You Ignore Me the Closer I Get”.  Spurning seems to just make each lover more determined to have what they want.  You can look to Malvolio who is also in love with Olivia about what happens when love is spurned and one is actively angry about it.
After reading the first 3 acts of Twelfth Night, what do you think about the depiction of love and lust in the play thus far?