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Give Some Evening Music To Her Ear [Shakespeare For You]

🎭 But here comes Turio.  Now must we to her windows,
And give some evening music to her ear.
— Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona 4-2

[ACTING TIPS]

Proteus has been sharing his feelings toward Silvia.  He must hides it before Turio, and pretends that he is here because of helping Turio.

I also notice the phrase resembles to Lorenzo’s lines on music in the Merchant of Venice.

One function of a soliloquy of Shakespeare is this kind of  “I am going to tell a lie from here” announcement.  Share and promise with the audience.

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