Why does Viola assume the disguise of Cesario in Twelfth Night?
So I've just finished the play for a class and I still don't understand why Viola disguises herself as Cesario in the first place. Is it just to get a job from a wealthy employer? I don't understand what makes her decide to at all. As far as I can tell, she personally is not under any scrutiny so I'm very confused.
I should say this isn't any kind of homework question so to speak. I'm writing an essay on the play and while I can make points based on other parts of the plot, I feel like this is something I need to know.
- 5 years ago
I DON'T KNOW.