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Mistaken Identity in She’s the Man

The mistaken identity element in the movie largely resembles that in Twelfth Night, both consisting of twin brother and sister confounding others. Mistaken identity is a classic element that contributes to various comedies. In Twelfth Night, it was Viola’s disguise … Continue reading

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Sir Edmund Tylney

Sir Edmund Tylney was the Master of Revelry back then. After watching Shakespeare in Love, I realize that Tylney’s actual role was similar to a police of theater, much resembling today’s censorship. Tylney’s job was to censor the play before letting … Continue reading

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