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Flashcards in Malvolio Deck (9)
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1

As the critic John Weiss states, "He can never...

...take a joke."

2

As the critic John Weiss states, "When a man becomes the cause...

...of his own mortification, it is simply comic."

3

Charles Lamb has said that, "Even in his abused state of chains and...

...darkness, sort of greatness never seems to desert him."

4

Charles Lamb has also said that, "The catastrophe of this character has...

...a kind of tragic interest."

5

Peter Thomson has said that, "It is a mistake that some actors have...

...made to play Malvolio as a near tragic victim."

6

"To bed! Ay sweetheart...

... and i'll come to thee!"

7

Malvolio's visions of rising "from a day bed" where...

...he has "left Olivia sleeping."

8

Olivia acknowledges that he has been

"most notoriously abused."

9

"I'll be revenged...

... on the whole pack of you."