Othello Tragedy Essay

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  • Othello Tragedy Essay

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    Othello is a play written by William Shakespeare in 1603. It is believed that is was inspired and based on the “Un Capitano Moro” ( a Moorish Captain) by the Italian writer Cinthio. Othello play revolves around two major characters: Othello, a Christian Moor and general of the armies of Venice, and Iago is his disloyal ensign. Othello is considered to be a tragedy play, Tragedy is a type of drama that generally deals with problems and conflicts of the major character, leading to a miserable and calamitous

  • Othello Tragedy Analysis

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    Ultimate Reason For Othello’s Tragedy--Self-Contempt Speaking of the reasons of Othello’s tragic ending, the opinions have been various. Some people believe that racial discrimination contributes to the tragedy; some deem that Othello’s character defects causes the tragedy; some think that the instability of their love leads to the tragic end…… In my opinion, many of these factors are the by-products of his self-contempt, the most fundamental reason of Othello’s tragedy should be inferiority complex

  • Othello - the Greatest Tragedy

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    A Shakespearean tragedy is one that encompasses many different elements. Shakespeare presents all of these elements spectacularly in Othello. For a tragedy to occur there are five conditions. The protagonist, Othello in this case, must experience a death or a total loss of ranking in society. The audience must also be captured by the actors and feel some sort of connection to them. This is known as catharsis. In Shakespearean tragedies the protagonist always has a character defect or a tragic flaw

  • The Tragedy of Shakespeare's 'Othello'

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    William Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice provides an intriguing perspective regarding matters related to race, envy, and treachery. Othello is a powerful and influential Moorish general in the Venetian army, Desdemona is his wife, much younger than him and the reason for which the general is hated, and Iago is Othello's seemingly trusted lieutenant. The relationship between these three characters is complex and it actually one of the principal reason for which the play

  • The Tragedy Of Othello, The Moor

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    The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor the Venice: The Fall of A Man for His Race by José Pineda. Professor Arzola English 2322 5 July 2015 Outline. Thesis: The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice written by William Shakespeare, the author uses a characters to express the complex social circumstance of race at the time and how the white men’s ideas about black people leads to their hate and downfalls throughout the play. Sociological Approach. I. Summary plot. II. Description of the main

  • Tragedy In Shakespeare's Othello

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    “Tragedy is an imitation not just of a complete action, but of events that evoke pity and fear.” The famous Greek philosopher Aristotle gave the classic theory of tragedy a distinguishable definition. There are various elements included in a tragedy, making it both successful and enjoyable. From the dramatic plot to the audaciousness of characters that create intensity, every element is necessary to construct the classic tragedy. This can be observed through action as seen in Shakespeare’s Othello

  • Essay On The Tragedy Of Othello

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    Shakespeare's play “Othello, the Moor of Venice” is a good illustration of Aristotle’s tragedy. The play has all of the different qualities to be considered as Aristotelian tragedy. Othello, the tragic hero imitates the basic human emotions such as jealousy and pride which becomes his flaw. The flaw creates the climax and leads to ultimate downfall of a tragic hero. The tragic hero realizes his flaw evoking the readers to feel sympathy for him. The play takes the readers through the logical sequence

  • A Postcolonialist Analysis of the Tragedy of Othello

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    A Postcolonialist Analysis of the Tragedy of Othello Syllabus 1. Introduction Different people have different opinions towards the tragedy of Othello. Personally, I am deeply impressed by the racial bias in this tragedy; therefore I try to analyze it from the view of postcolonialism. As you know, the tragedy of Othello has a close relation with Othello’s blackness identity. In the play, the viperous Iago makes full use of Othello’s special Moor identity, which is different from the dominant

  • The Tragedy Of Othello By William Shakespeare

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    The Tragedy of Othello the: Moor of Venice was written by William Shakespeare, and it is only one of countless notable plays he wrote. A reoccurring theme in Othello is jealousy brought on usually by deception; throughout the play people often hide their true intentions and are not always what they appear to be like W.H Auden said “There 's always another story. There 's more than meets the eye.” The relationships Iago built on manipulation, lies, and false promises were a crucial part of the play;

  • The Tragedy Of Othello By William Shakespeare

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    In the play "The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice" by William Shakespeare, Emilia is portrayed as a women who doesn’t have enough self-confidence. She does many awful misdeeds to please her husband, and hopes that he will give her some affection. She just want to make her husband happy. Emilia betrayed her lady Desdemona, because Lago asked for her handkerchief for a while and since she just dropped it, suddenly, Emilia thought that this was her opportunity to quickly grab it and make Lago