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  • Title: Twelfth Night: List of Characters
  • Author: David Carnegie
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-372-4

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    Author: David Carnegie
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    Twelfth Night: List of Characters

    [Orsino’s household
    ORSINO, Duke of Illyria (sometimes called Count Orsino)
    CURIO }
    VALENTINE } lords attending on Orsino
    Lords, attendants, musicians

    Olivia’s household
    OLIVIA, a countess
    SIR TOBY BELCH, kinsman of Olivia
    MALVOLIO, Olivia's steward
    MARIA, waiting gentlewoman to Olivia
    CLOWN (Feste), Olivia's jester
    Gentlemen, ladies

    Other Illyrians
    SIR ANDREW AGUECHEEK, a foolish knight courting Olivia
    Sea captain

    VIOLA (later disguised as CESARIO), twin sister of Sebastian
    SEBASTIAN, twin brother of Viola
    ANTONIO, a sea captain, devoted to Sebastian]