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“My english essay on Othello.”

published 07/04/2004

ProGreat ethical quality to it.

ConsPeople may struggle with its old language.

Below is the english essay I wrote on the Shakespeare play Othello, this is one of my better works and I recieved a very high mark for my efforts. Although it does not cover the whole play it does answer the question set and anlayses the play in detail. Everything we need to know about Othello...

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“racism and sexism in othello”

published 02/11/2004

Prointeresting, thought provoking

Conscomplicated language!

below is my essay on racism and sexism in othello, i particularly enjoyed this play as it had a strong and unpredictable story line. In many ways ‘Othello’ seems to reinforce racist attitudes as many of the characters show a great deal of racism towards Othello, for example, Iago shows racism...

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“Better than Romeo and Juliet”

published 10/03/2001

Procaptivating

Consrather gruesome

Like many other mainstream poets, novelists and playwrights, I first became exposed to the works of Shakespeare when I was at school. I remember watching an animated version of a Midsummer Night’s Dream when I was about fourteen, and then we progressed to Romeo and Juliet when I taking my...

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Excellent

Progreat plot

Consnone

Iago recognizes the advantages of trust and uses it as a tool to manipulate he other characters in the play. Throughout the play, Iago is ironically called ‘…honest Iago…’ and he appears to be keen to maintain and where possible to promote this reputation. At time he...

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“A fool or a tragic hero”

published 03/01/2002

ProWritten by Shakespeare of course!

Conssome characters are not plausible, Othello looses ...

As I am studying Othello for A Level I believe that I can boast an adequate understanding of the play. Written by Shakespeare it is one of the 4 great tragedies and in my opinion, the most exciting and suspense filled. The source comes from a collection of 112 short stories called the Cinthio Gli...

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“beauty...”

published 04/06/2004

Progood.

Consno one.

Shakespeare was aware of the fact that various races and civilizations were coming closer to each other. It was therefore essential that they tried to understand one another. Otherwise, there would always be vicious people to exploit this lack of understanding. It is not a research paper but a...

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Excellent

ProA great read with an excellent, enthralling storyl...

ConsSome of the Shakespearean language may get you a b...

When I started 4th Year at high school we were told we would be reading William Shakespeare's "Othello". To start with we were all thinking that it would be another boring old piece of literature but when we started reading, it turned out to be more original than Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet. I...

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Excellent

ProShakespeare and his style and the plot of the play

ConsNot as good to be read as it is a play!

There are pages and pages which can be written regarding this play and the great writer himself - yet possessing the time to do this would be great - unfortunately, I do not have this - being a busy student and all so sorry about the lack of in-depth detail that could be explored! Othello, I...

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ProSee opinion

ConsSee opinion

Having just covered it in English I thought that Othello would be worthy subject matter for my next opinion. I decided to write about it in a departure from writing about football or music and while you certainly wouldnt want to read this in your spare time I thought an op on it would be useful...

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“read it”

published 11/07/2000

Progood read

Consmakes black man to be bad man

'Othello' by Shakespeare This is a classic shakespearen play, which effectively conveys the values, prejidices of the Elizebethan times. The main charcater is Othello, a valiant soldier, a noble gentleman, who is worked on by Iago, riddled with doubt, kills what he loves the most, Desdemona, his...

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“Doom and Gloom but top stuff”

published 04/02/2001

Prostrong characters, good plot

Conscan be confusing

Being categorized as a tragedy, 'Othello' contains all the doom and gloom that you'd expect. This play by Shakespeare is extremely engorssing and I view it as being a lot more meaty than some of his other works eg.'Romeo and Juliet'. The reason that the play works so well is that the main...

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“Love, sex, racism and lies.”

published 19/09/2004

ProDramatic storyline, good plots.

ConsSometimes hard to understand

This book was orginally written as a successful stage-play. Othello is the main character, he is a successful soldier from Africa. He is very charasmatic and physically impressive, he uses eloquent language. He is black and a very exotic character. (Around middle age). Iago is his loyal trusted...

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Super

Proeasy to read - enjoyable

Consthere aren't any!!!

As an A-Level English Literature student I love reading almost all books but I must admit that even Shakespeare is a bit of an exception.. I have read The Tempest, Midsumer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, MacBeth, Hamlet and Measure for Measure and found them all pretty boring and pointless to...

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Excellent

ProThe plot keeps you hooked

ConsThere are a few irregularities

'Othello' by William Shakespeare is often described as on of his 'problem plays', a 'domestic tragedy' that does not rank in the same league as the likes of 'Macbeth' or 'Hamlet'. I beg to differ. 'Othello' offers audiences the most interesting of all Shakespeare's creations - Iago, the epitome...

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“Othello it's not reversi”

published 06/03/2001

Progood story, great characters

Constoo short

Othello is a play by the World-renowned 16th century English playwright William Shakespeare. He is known chiefly for his excellent storylines within the confines of three distinct styles: - comedies, tragedies and histories, and for his use of blank verse for dialogue. It is a tragedy and is...

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Play - ISBN: 0743477553

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Type: Play

Title: Othello

Author: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0743477553

EAN: 9780743477550

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