Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
, the Duke of Illyria, is in love with Countess even though she has decided to live in seclusion for to mourn the death of her brother. In the meantime a shipwreck on the coast of Illyria casts onto shore two strangers to Illyria, , a young girl, and her twin brother, . Having been separated from her brother during the shipwreck, she finds herself alone on the coast of Illyria. With the help of the Captain of the ship who had saved her, she disguises herself as a named and enters the service of the Duke. The Duke sends her to Olivia with an offer of . However, Olivia rejects the offer, and falls in love with the messenger. The messenger however has fallen in love with , but cannot express her love for him, because of her .
, another sea captain, has saved one of the twins, who decides to go to the capital of Illyria to Duke Orsino's court in the hopes of finding his sister. On reaching the town he meets his friend who has followed him to . The twin decides to roam around the town. His friend gives him his , and asks him to meet him at on the outskirts of the town. On his way around town while looking for the twin, the friend comes across Viola getting ready for a duel with , another of Olivia's suitors and a friend of Olivia's uncle, . Thinking Viola to be her twin, he tries to protect her but is . Viola too goes away.

Sir follows Viola, and happens to encounter her twin. Thinking him to be Viola, he challenges him, and is beaten up. The countess enters, and mistaking the twin, asks him to . The twin, though surprised by the turn of events, agrees, and they are married.
At the end of the play,the Duke comes personally to 's house accompanied by . is brought before the Duke, and accuses Viola of . Viola objects to these accusations as well as to Olivia's claim of marriage with her. Just then enters. The other characters are amazed to see the between the twins, while they are overjoyed to find each other alive and well. The countess accepts her marriage to happily. The Duke realizing that loves him, proposes marriage to her, and the proposal is accepted. Maria and also get married.