Throughout the play “The Twelfth Night” there are many relationships and love triangles among each character in the play love as a cause of suffering is one of the most prominent theme in the story

Throughout the play “The Twelfth Night” there are many relationships and love triangles among each character in the play love as a cause of suffering is one of the most prominent theme in the story. Even though this play ends in love and wedded bliss, Shakespeare also shows us that love can also cause pain. The characters often view love as a curse, something that appears among us which we cannot easily or willing escape. Some examples include Malvolio’s love towards Olivia, the between Olivia, Duke Orsino, and viola as Cesario, and Antonio’s crush on Sebastian. There are many occasions where unrequited love for another results in heartbreak and despair