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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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The story of an African general in the Venetian Othello who is tricked into suspecting his wife of adultery, Othello is a tragedy of sexual notes. book. First performed aroundthe play is also a pioneering exploration of racial prejudice. Read a character analysis of Othello, plot summary, and important quotes.

Othello, beset by uncertainty and anxiety, later demands of Iago some proof that Desdemona is unfaithful. Using a handkerchief that Desdemona later innocently drops, Iago convinces Othello that she has been unfaithful, and he stages a conversation with the innocent Cassio that further hardens the Moor's heart against his wife and her supposed lover.

Othello Othello - The play’s protagonist and hero. A Christian Moor and general of the armies of Venice, Othello is an eloquent and physically powerful figure, Othello by all those around him.

In spite of his elevated status, he is nevertheless easy prey to insecurities because of. Othello, takes the bait, repeatedly praising Iago for his notes.

book. Later, when Desdemona accidentally drops notes. book handkerchief that Othello had given to her as a love-token, Emilia gives it to Iago, who had long asked her to steal it for him. Iago then plants it in Cassio's room. Othello, upset, demands that Iago show him proof of Desdemona's.

Buy Othello: York Notes Advanced 2Rev Ed by Shakespeare, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(51). Othello begins in the city of Venice, at night.

Iago, an ensign in the Venetian army, is bitter about being passed over for lieutenant in favor of Cassio. Iago tells Roderigo that he serves Othello, the Moor who is the army's general, only in order to serve himself.

Othello Study Guide The plot of Shakespeare's Othello is largely taken from Giraldi Cinthio's Gli Hecatommithi, a tale of love, jealousy, and betrayal; however, the characters, themes, notes. book attitudes of the two works are vastly different, with Shakespeare's play.

Othello, in full Othello, the Moor of Venice, tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written in –04 and published in in a quarto edition from a transcript of an authorial manuscript. Othello Othello begins on a street in Venice, in the midst of an argument between Roderigo, a rich man, and Iago.

Roderigo has been paying Iago to help him in his suit to Desdemona. But Roderigo has just learned that Desdemona has married Othello, a general whom Iago begrudgingly serves as ensign. Othello is a general in the Venetian army, and he just chose another man, Cassio, to be notes.

book lieutenant. This angers Iago, who wanted the position for himself. Iago and Roderigo decide to get back at Othello by making a nighttime visit to Brabantio, the father of Desdemona (a.k.a.

the woman Othello. Shakespeare’s Othello is a tragic tale of jealousy and deceit set in Venice. The villainous Iago plans and executes his elaborate revenge on Othello. Othello is a respected Moorish general who is. OTHELLO My life upon her faith. Honest Iago, My Desdemona must I leave to thee: I prithee, let thy wife attend on her: And bring them after in the best advantage.

Come, Desdemona: I have but an hour Of love, of worldly matters and direction, To spend with thee: we must obey the time. Exeunt OTHELLO and DESDEMONA. RODERIGO Iago,--IAGO. OTHELLO THE MOOR OF VENICE William Shakespeare WITH RELATED READINGS THE EMC MASTERPIECE SERIES Access Editions Notes.

book Publishing St. Paul, Notes. book Othello 1/14/05 AM Page i. Othello Notes & Analysis The free Othello notes include comprehensive information and analysis notes. book help you understand the book. These free notes consist notes. book about 29 pages (8, words) and contain the following sections.

Summary On a street in Venice, there is an argument between Roderigo, a nobleman, and Iago, an ancient (captain) in the defense forces. Roderigo, in love with the noble lady Desdemona, has paid large sums of money to Iago, on the understanding that Iago would give her.

Othello is one of the greatest of Shakespeare's plays. Reading is no substitute for a live performance, but it certainly permits close study of the text. The Penguin edition has detailed notes and outstanding critical and performance analysis. The language of the playwright's maturity is magnificent/5().

Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) (Volume 9) Study Guide ed. Edition Good book. It contains lots of little notes that help to understand the text and make the reader think. There is lots of space to make notes and analyse the text so it is pefcect for academic use. If I had brought a different copy I do not think I would have done as well on my /5().

Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio (a disciple of Boccaccio's), first published in The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, and his Cited by: In Othello, William Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death.

Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and cultural background. Othello (SparkNotes Literature Guide) (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series) Study Guide ed. Edition by William Shakespeare (Author), SparkNotes (Author)5/5(2). : CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Othello (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides) (): Carey, Gary K., McCulloch, Helen: Books/5(20).

Othello is a combination of greatness and weakness, in his own words "an honourable murderer" (V.2, ). He is a general in the Venetian defense forces, and, although a foreigner from Africa, he has won this post by excellence in the field of war.

He has courage, intelligence, the skill of command, and the respect of his troops. The Original Story. Shakespeare used existing stories as the basis for many of the plots of his plays.

He took some from history (Macbeth, for example is based on Holinshed's Chronicles) and some from stories that were circulating in books at the peare's tragedy Othello, written and performed in and first printed inis based on a tale in Cinthio's Hecatommithi (), "Un.

Othello's lieutenant, though he has little field experience. Cassio is a smooth-talking Venetian courtier, the opposite of Othello in many respects, which is why Othello admires him.

Othello is led to believe that Cassio has had an affair with his wife, though Cassio has only honorable intentions toward Desdemona.

Iago. Othello Summary. Iago is furious about being overlooked for promotion and plots to take revenge against his General; Othello, the Moor of Venice. Iago manipulates Othello into believing his wife Desdemona is unfaithful, stirring Othello's jealousy.

Othello allows jealousy to consume him, murders Desdemona, and then kills himself. Spark Notes No Fear Shakespeare Othello (SparkNotes No Fear Shakespeare) Trade Paperback Edit edition by SparkNotes () Paperback Jan 1, out of 5 stars 7. Home Study Guides Othello Test Yourself.

- Quiz 1. by William Shakespeare. Buy Study Guide. About Othello Othello Summary Character List Glossary Themes Quotes and Analysis Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V About Shakespearean Theater Related Links Essay Questions Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4 Citations. Buy Study Guide. 1 Desdemona's father is.

Othello = The Tragedy of Othello, William Shakespeare Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in /5.

Othello: short summary William Shakespeare’s Othello takes place in 16th-century Venice and also Cyprus. Othello who is a noble black warrior in the Venetian army that secretly married a beautiful white woman called Desdemona who is the daughter of a prominent senator named Brabantio.

Once again, Iago directly addresses the audience, laying out his plans to the audience and once again taking on the role of "director." In fact, nearly all of the rest of the action of Othello involves the character's "acting out" the "play" that Iago is "writing." Also note how clear it is to Iago that if Othello suspects he has been unable to control his wife that he would lose his sense of.

In Othello, Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death.

Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and cultural background. Yet most readers and audiences believe the couple's strong love would 4/5(14).

Othello by William Shakespeare - review 'It is a great example of a text that was written hundreds of years ago, but with themes that can be applied to modern day situations' LucyLOVESbooks. Book Summary. Othello was an admired general of a big and powerful Doge of Venice’s military. Everyone knew him for his strength and determination.

He was appreciated for being a goodhearted man that was loved between him superiors and inferiors. Because of his popularity Othello. Othello is so angered he falls into a epileptic fit/seizure. Iago tells Othello to hide when he talks to Cassio about Desdemona to prove his point.

Iago is taking this lie so far, it seems as if it will catch up to him soon. Iago tells Lodovico to watch over Othello and see what he does next.

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At the heart of Shakespeare's "Othello" is the doomed romance between Othello and Desdemona. They are in love, but Othello can't get past his self-doubt as to why such a lovely woman would love him. This leaves his mind susceptible to the tragic poisoning by the scheming Iago, even though Desdemona has done nothing : Lee Jamieson.

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Thug Notes: Classic Literature, Original Gangster S3 • E19 Othello (Shakespeare) – Thug Notes Summary & Analysis - Duration: Wisecrackviews   Hold tight and delve into William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" with this summary of Act One.

In this opening scene, the prolific playwright wastes no time establishing Iago's hatred of Othello. Better understand this beautifully written drama by examining the way it Author: Lee Jamieson.A quiz over the play Othello by William Shakespeare: Who does Roderigo love?, What does Brabantio accuse Othello of doing?, What is Othello's military ra.

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