In Act II, when Malvolio says, "All is fortune," he means that
everything that happens to a character is based on circumstances that are out
of the character's control. To what extent is Malvolio correct? In Twelfth Night, do the characters' fates
depend more on outside circumstances or on their own traits and choices? Give
examples from the text to support your answer.
Fools and foolishness are important themes in Twelfth Night. Describe the difference between the two kinds of
fools the reader meets in the play.
What does Shakespeare say about love in Twelfth
Night? Do you agree or disagree? Support your ideas with evidence from the