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Cruelty at Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare "Twelfth Night" can also be subtitled as "Everything You Will" which shows that this should be a joyful, festive comedy, its title is by the twelve-day cycle of party enjoyed by medieval revellers each December. As it is a comedy it means that there are numerous unions at the last scene and happy endings for most, except possibly one individual who is viewed as a fool during the play in this instance, Sir Andrew or Malvolio or some may even believe, Orsino if they've observed the Trevor Nunn film of this drama, in my opinion Feste won't be an object of humor during the drama as in the Nunn movie he's quite a severe character. There are not any deaths from the play that happen directly since it is a humor. In this essay I am going to write about how Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" has an inherent cruelty. I am going to look, in particular in Sir Toby's exploitation of Sir Andrew, the manner by which Sir Toby utilizes Sir Andrew as a pocket to purchase drinks. I will also focus my article on the cruelty towards Viola in the love triangle and briefly at the cruelty towards Antonio. I might also look at cruelty towards Malvolio however I do not think I'll be able to get sufficient time to do so. In the cartoon version, the BBC film and the Nunn movie production Andrew is depicted as a ridiculous, thin, feeble fool with blond hair and a pale, pasty complexion, the manner by which the directors have selected to portray Aguecheek, in most versions, is promoted by the other characters in "Twelfth Night" describing him like this. Act I, scene iii, is the very first scene where you meet Sir Toby and Sir Andrew...