Why Does Viola Love Orsino

Why Does Viola Love Orsino. However, even by disguising her comment with reference to a woman, viola comes very close here to admitting her love for orsino, and therefore the quote has potential homoerotic connotations in that a man seems to be hinting at his love for another man. Why does viola become a man in twelfth night?

'Twelfth Night' review
'Twelfth Night' review from www.sfgate.com

Viola's love, unlike the passions of other characters in the play, is constant and true. Another answer to this question is that viola falls for orsino because he's passionate and poetic. Maybe viola continues to visit olivia because she thinks she can win over olivia’s love for orsino and convince her that loving cesario cannot happen.

'Twelfth Night' review

Viola is mourning her twin brother, sebastian, whom she believes is dead. Viola is mourning her twin brother, sebastian, whom she believes is dead. Viola wants duke orsino to be happy. Yet he persists in his belief that he is in love with olivia until the final scene, in spite of the fact that he never once speaks to her during the course of the play.