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1

The language he uses is

hyperbolic ( exaggerated claims, not taken literally)

2

His emotions are

ingenuous (insincere, dishonest)

3

He plays the role of a

courtly suitor, he is in love with he idea of being in love

4

His fickleness is evident in his opening speech, demanding music, "excess!" but then...

... "enough! NO more!"

5

His moving between emotions suggests

changeability as he is prepared to shift emotions at the end

6

Neely argues that Osino's love for Olivia holds

"more fetishism and egotisitical characteristics"

7

"I have unclasp'd to thee...

... the book of even my secret soul."