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What Is The Mood Of Twelfth Night By William Shakespeare

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In the line one to twenty-two Edmund is speaking on his own on stage, he is trying to understand why he is considered less than his brother. The fact that he is on his own on stage helps us to see how isolated and alone he feels. This shows the effective use of the stage by Shakespeare for his plays and how greatly it impacts the audience as a result. Edmund's pondering offers us insight into his unhappiness. Edmund feels that both brothers should share equality in his father's world. But there is no equality under the present law, and Edmund is not equal to his brother Edgar. We see Edmund asking why he is not as respected as his brother in this passage when he says: When my dimensions are as well compact, My mind as generous, and my shape

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