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Othello

othello, vocab #2

discern part of speech – verbdefinition – to differentiate between two or more thingssynonym – anticipate sentence – the kids couldn’t discern the two objects from each other because they looked just like each other discretion part of speech –…

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Othello Critics

Coleridge “Shakespeare had portrayed [Othello] the very opposite to a jealous man” Rymer calls Othello a “jealous boob” Kirschbaum Othello is “understandably human – but he is not greatly noble” A C Bradley describes how Othello sees his murder of…

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Othello

Othello A Moor (African); a general of the city state pf Venice; falls in love and marries Desdemona Iago Othello’s ensign (lower rank of soldier); works revenge on Cassio and Othello Desdemona Married to Othello; daughter of Brabantio Brabantio Venetian…

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Othello

finish this: Elizabethans believed that marriages should be ________________ due to ________ arranged, wealth Elizabethans believed that woman had a ___________ status than men lower Elizabethans believed that social position was ______________ a natural consequence of birth Elizabethans believed that…

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Othello acts 1-3

How does Shakespeare begin the play such that the audience is immediately involved? -There isn’t a prologue or introduction.-We find two characters in the middle of a conversation-He forces audience to try and figure out what is happening. How does…

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Othello – Critic Quotes

Othello ”He is full of the most vehement passion” – A.C. Bradley Othello ”Othello’s colour and gender make him occupy contradictory positions in relation to power” – Ania Loomba, author of postcolonial works Desdemona ”accepts her culture’s dictum that she…

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Critics Othello

The play doesn’t change, we change as a society Adrian Lester There is a discrepancy between what is being said about him and what he is doing Margaret reynolds Desdemona is an idealised idea of the female Ato Quayson Othello…

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othello act 3&4

“Do it not with poison. Strangle her in her bed, even the bed she hath contaminated.” Iago “It were not for your quiet nor your good,/Nor for my manhood, honesty, or wisdom,/To let you know my thoughts.” Othello “Farewell, farewell!/If…

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OTHELLO ACT 4 Quotes

[He falls into a ______.] trance IAGO – “My ____ is fall’n into an ________.” lord, epilepsy OTHELLO – “Dost thou ____ __?” mock me IAGO – “I mock you? No, by ______.” heaven OTHELLO – “Look how he ______…

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