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Othello Act III vocabulary

languishes becomes dispirited; appeals for sympathy errs in ignorance mistakes not with intent, but by accident discern’st distinguish not a jot not a bit haply perhaps because chamberers noble lords and ladies who spend most of their time indoors entertained…

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Othello Vocab Definitions

Alabaster Adj. Generally, white in color and smooth in texture. Specifically, a fine-grained, translucent form of gypsum, typically white, often carved into ornaments. Bauble Noun. A trinket, something of trifling appeal belie verb. to give a false impression of. boon…

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Othello scene

Aye, desdemona Will you come to bed, my lord? Have you prayed tonight, desdemon? Aye, my lord. If you bethink yourself of any crime unreconciled as yet to heaven and grace, solicit for it straight Alack, my lord, what may…

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Othello Critical Quotes

the profanities occur not only in soldierly contexts, where they could be taken as simply appropriate to the language of the camp, but more significantly in the context of sexual disgust to which Iago’s thoughts repeatedly refer themselves. (Frank Kermode)…

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Othello- Act 2

Aristotle greek philospher 348 bc set date? 1570 Desdemona (naive,love for others) Iago(self concern), Emilia(practical), Bianca(courteson) Cassio(loyal soldeir) Iago(traitor),Roderigo(gulliable) Othello(trusting) Iago(manipulative) Sin universal justice Nemisis … Her eye must be fed. Iago to Roderigo, IvsR Oh heavy ignorance! Thou praisest…

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Othello Test Quotes

Act I … “I am not what I am” IagoHe is a manipulator “Fathers, from hence trust not daughters’ minds…By what you see them act.” BurbantioHe can’t comprehend that his daughter would sign her loyalty over to a moor over…

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Imagery in Othello (Act 2)

“With as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio” (II.i.183-184) Web/trapping imagerydepicts Iago’s predatory character “Her eye must be fed. And what delight shall she have to look on the devil?” (II.i.246-247). Eating/consuming;…

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shakespeare othello crossword

in act V scene 2 Othello almost convinces himself not to murder Desdemona by her balmy breath which might persuade justice to break her what sword in act V scene 2 Othello wants people to know that he loved not_____,…

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Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare

Shakespearean tragedy was a combination of ________________ and __________________. Aristotle (Greek) and Seneca (Roman) Six Characteristics of Shakespearean Tragedy 1. socially superior character2. strives for personal goals—makes CHOICES3. caught in a web of unforseen circumstances that result from choices4. hostility…

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Othello quotes on acting and wordplay

Acting/wordplay … … “Which as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio.” If cassio continues to hold D’s hand when O enters, this could be used to create a poisonous image in othello’s…

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