Browsing Tag

Othello Flashcards

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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 ______…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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 –…

Read more