• Othello Manipulation Of Roderigo
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    One of the most interesting and exotic characters in the tragic play 'Othello,' by William Shakespeare, is 'Honest' Iago. At first glance, Iago seems to be the essence of 'motiveless malignity.' However, despite Iago's unquestionable malignancy, the motivation behind his actions lie more in Iago's quest for personal gain, as opposed to just being evil for evil's sake. Iago's rapacity can be validated by examining his manipulation of Roderigo, Cassio and, most importantly, Othello. Iago's main in...
  • Othello Three Women
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    The women of Shakespeare's Othello are put into stereotypical roles, but behind peoples backs play much stronger types. Desdemona, goes against her fathers orders and marries a moor. Bianca innocently takes part in Desdemona's death. Emilia has an opportunity to save Desdemona but sneakingly remains silent. These women are similar because they are treated like they are lower then the men in their days. But they do not let that hold them back. These women take part in anything that pleases them....
  • Act 1 Scene Antony Cleopatra Play
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    Using Act 1, Scene 3 As A Starting Point, Examine The Way The Relationship Between Antony And Cleopatra Is Presented In This Scene And Elsewhere, Assessing What Clues There Are About The Future. Act 1 Scene 3 is a very important part of the play Antony and Cleopatra. Even though this scene is very early on in the play a lot of crucial things occur that shape the rest of the play. The main event of the scene is where Antony leaves Cleopatra; this is quite dramatic and shapes the rest of the play....
  • Macbeth Function Of Drama In The Play
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    Macbeth Major Essay - Question 2 When Shakespeare began writing his plays he used real life experiences and emotions felt by everyday people to capture his audience and make it as close to reality as possible. It was said by the great man himself that the function of drama is to "hold the mirror up to nature." In the play "Macbeth", Shakespeare has demonstrated this technique and some examples aren't as obvious as others. The main natural human attribute Shakespeare portrays is that people in ou...