Critic Caroline Spurgeon in “Shakespeare’s Imagery and What it Tells Us” explains the significant contribution which imagery makes to the theme of pain and unpleasantness running through the play: The main image in Othello is that of animals in action, preying upon one another, mischievous, lascivious, cruel or suffering, and through these, the general sense of pain an...
The tragic hero, brave and valiant Macbeth had all the required characteristics of the ideal Scottish soldier; valorous and gallant but he is bound to have a tragic flaw which he is powerless over and the cause of his inevitable death, his ‘vaulting ambition’ and greed....
Othello characteristics essay - Essay Academic Service
This 5 pagereport discusses the scene in which Othello goes with Desdemona�sfather before the Venetian council to be accused of having�stolen� Desdemona away from her father. The scene establishesthe Duke�s and council members� respect for Othello, the lovethat exists between Othello and Desdemona, the foolishness ofBrabantio, and, of course, the determination of Iago to destroythe couple. It serves as an excellent example of how one scenefurthers the action of the entire play. Bibliography lists 5sources.
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A 5 page essay that examines how Shakespeare's Othello fits Aristotle's description of the ideal tragic hero. Othello is a virtuous man -- an outstanding, brave soldier -- who is deeply in love with his wife. However, Othello also has human frailties. It is because Othello allows Iago to bring these frailties to the forefront of his personality that he suffers a tragic downfall. No additional sources cited.
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Arguably the contribution of Othello’s susceptibility to manipulation, his weaknesses and the manipulation of other characters tactics such as Iago each contribute to the downfall of Othello.
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A 3 page essay that addresses the topic of the role that jealousy plays in Shakespeare's Othello. While the writer acknowledges that jealousy is the primary motivation that compels Othello to murder his wife, the writer argues that jealousy is compounded by his marginalized position in Elizabethan society, both as a military man and by his race. Iago's manipulation of the Moor is so successful because he is able to play off Othello's feelings of inadequacy and use Othello's qualities of decisiveness and integrity against him. No additional sources cited.
Lisa Long’s “Henry James” seminar in the fall of 2007
An 11 page paper presenting Chapter One of athesis addressing this topic. Contents of the chapter include an introduction for the study, need forthe study, statement of the problem, the purpose of the study, hypotheses to be tested, a statementof limitations and assumptions, definition of terms to be used in the study, a brief outline of theorganization of the study, and a summary of Chapter 1. Bibliography lists 12 sources.