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The tragedy novel “Othello”, written by William Shakespear, was written in around 1600s. The four main themes of the story are racism, love, jealousy and betrayal. The two protagonists in the story, Othello and Iago, are basically the one's who were responsible for the tragic events. These tragic events includes the destroyed marriage of Othello and Desdemona, death of Desdemona, Emilia and also the downfall of Othello. This story questions who was more responsible...

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Task two, Othello This play presents several opposing views of love and marriage. What are these views and who expresses them? Iago is really jealous of Othello because he has Desdemona. However, Iago does not want Desdemona, he just envies Othello for the sake of it. Iago is jealous of Cassio too because Cassio got the promotion that Iago wanted. Desdemona is faithful to Othello no matter what, even when Othello accuses her repeatedly of just the opposite, and even when Othello is suffocating...

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OTHELLO An Assignment for Study on Shakespeare Subject Submitted for the Requirement of Final Exam compiled by: AHMAD SAAD I. 120610083 faculty of HUMANITIES English department Airlangga university 2010 INTRODUCTION Othello (2005) is directed by Oliver parker, and starring by Laurence Fishburne, Irène Jacob, Michael Maloney, Nathaniel Parker, Kenneth Branagh. Oliver Parker made his directorial debut with this...

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Othello In the beginning of the play, Othello is mentioned in description by Iago and Roderigo during their discussion rather than being physically present; “The Moore”(1.i57) , “the thick-lips” (I.i.66), “an old black ram” (I.i.88), and “a Barbary horse” (I.i.113). Other than description, we do not see Othello till Act 1, scene iii. We understand in the beginning through Iago And Roderigo’s discussions that Othello is an outsider, by description racially and culturally. I believe Shakespeare...

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exploitation of elements such as symbolism and repetition to execute his plan, influence Othello in his speech and emotions. Iago uses symbolism throughout the play in order to suggest that Desdemona is having an affair. Furthermore, the “ancient” repeats specific words that impact Othello’s sense of hearing and vision to achieve his goals. Finally, Iago also uses repetition to suggest precise ideas to Othello. Symbolism allows Iago to plant the idea in Othello’s mind that his wife is cheating...

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February 27, 2013 Othello Act 5 Scene 2 William Shakespeare was an English Renaissance writer who lived between the years 1564-1616. Throughout his life he wrote 38 plays, ten of them falling under the category of tragedy. Of these plays, one that stands out as possibly being his most notable tragedy is Othello. Othello tells the story of a Moorish general in the Venetian army’s downfall in both his personal and his professional life. After coming to the conclusion that his wife, Desdemona, is...

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them in some way. In the play Othello, the author, Shakespeare, tried to show the audience just how much jealousy and hatred can be contagious. The main character, Othello, is an older and wiser African American general in the Army. He married a very young, innocent, and naïve woman named Desdemona. Othello has just named Michael Cassio his lieutenant, Iago, a long time military veteran, was jealous that Cassio got the position he so badly wanted, and he hated Othello for not choosing him. Iago’s...

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Othello Othello, by William Shakespeare is the story of Othello, who marries Desdemona and is tricked and deceived into believing that Desdemona is unfaithful by those whom he thinks are his allies. This essay will discuss the syntax, diction, and tone of Othello, along with discussing the literary type and the effect Othello had on me. It will also give an analysis of the type of reader who would enjoy reading Othello. The way in which William Shakespeare wrote Othello matches his other...

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the play Othello, Iago uses certain steps to help him in his plan to manipulate Othello to go against his wife Desdemona and his co-worker, Cassio. These steps help him greatly in his plan to deploy Othello against Cassio and Desdemona. Iago plays upon Othello's own fears and reinforces those fears with lies and hints to help him with his plan. First, Iago lies to Othello and makes him believe that Desdemona is cheating on Othello with Cassio. The next step Iago takes to manipulate Othello is when...

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IN OTHELLO JENNIFER PUTNAM This paper was written for Dr. Brevik’s English 1102 class. Shakespeare is prominent in his use of recurring themes throughout his works, particularly those of love, death, and betrayal. All these themes are present in Othello. Most paramount, however, is jealousy. Jealousy runs the characters’ lives in Othello from the beginning of the play, when Roderigo is envious of Othello because he wishes to be with Desdemona, and to the end of the play, when Othello is...

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