Discuss the role that race plays in Shakespeare’s portrayal of Othello. How do the other characters react to Othello’s skin color or to the fact that he is a Moor? How does Othello see himself? Race is not at the core of Shakespeare’s Othello but affects everything in the drama. It plays a central role in shaping the plot of the drama. If Shakespeare selected the … [Read more...] about The Role That Race Plays in Shakespeare’s Othello
A CHARACTER ANALYSIS OF DESDEMONA Othello is among the most tragic of Shakespeare's dramas and so are its characters including the heroine Desdemona and her lover Othello, 'The Moor'. Most characters in the novel meet an undeserved fate. Of all the deaths that happen in Othello, Desdemona's is the most tragic and undeserved. She is a graceful beauty and loyal to her love. … [Read more...] about Did Desdemona meet a fate undeserved?
A Character Analysis of Othello (Moor of Venice) 'Othello', one of the most tragic dramas written by Shakespeare has Othello the Moore as its protagonist. He is a courageous general with several wins on the battlefield to his credit. He loves Desdemona deeply and holds strong influence in the political circles. However, future has some thing entirely different in stock for … [Read more...] about The Character of Othello in Shakespeare’s drama
The Character of Iago in Shakespeare's Othello The antagonist in Shakespeare’s Othello is a demi-devil; unequalled in malice, proficient at con and dexterous at manipulation. He is a master of deceit and a servant of the devil. As his name suggests, he has a large ego. Throughout the play, he troubles others using his vicious techniques. Hell-bent on bringing down … [Read more...] about Is Iago really a demi-devil?