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Othello notes

Clifton K. Hillegass

Othello notes

by Clifton K. Hillegass

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Published by Cliff"s Notes in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCliffs Notes on Shakespeare"s Othello.
Statement[by C.K. Hillegass?] Consulting editor, James L. Roberts
ContributionsRoberts, James Lamar, 1929-, Cliffs Notes, Inc
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2829.A2 R6 1959, PR2829.A2 H54on 1959b
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24954096M
ISBN 100822000636
ISBN 109780822000631
OCLC/WorldCa6283096

Othello is one of the greatest of Shakespeare's plays. Reading is no substitute for a live performance, but it certainly permits close study of the text. The Penguin edition has detailed notes and outstanding critical and performance analysis. The language of the playwright's maturity is magnificent/5().   Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio (a disciple of Boccaccio's), first published in The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, and his Cited by:

Othello Resources Movie or TV Productions. Othello, This made-for-TV movie turns Othello into a modern day crime story.. O, O, a teen movie based on Othello, starring Mekhi Phifer as Othello, Julia Stiles as Desdemona, and Josh Hartnett as a heartthrob Iago. Set at a prestigious high school, the Othello character is the school's star basketball player, and Iago the coach's son who is. Home Study Guides Othello Test Yourself! - Quiz 1. by William Shakespeare. Buy Study Guide. About Othello Othello Summary Character List Glossary Themes Quotes and Analysis Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V About Shakespearean Theater Related Links Essay Questions Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4 Citations. Buy Study Guide. 1 Desdemona's father is.

Book Summary. Othello was an admired general of a big and powerful Doge of Venice’s military. Everyone knew him for his strength and determination. He was appreciated for being a goodhearted man that was loved between him superiors and inferiors. Because of his popularity Othello . Othello is so angered he falls into a epileptic fit/seizure. Iago tells Othello to hide when he talks to Cassio about Desdemona to prove his point. Iago is taking this lie so far, it seems as if it will catch up to him soon. Iago tells Lodovico to watch over Othello and see what he does next. Jane Austen's Persuasion: Summary & Analysis.


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Othello notes by Clifton K. Hillegass Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story of an African general in the Venetian army who is tricked into suspecting his wife of adultery, Othello is a tragedy of sexual jealousy.

First performed aroundthe play is also a pioneering exploration of racial prejudice. Read a character analysis of Othello, plot summary, and important quotes.

Desdemona requests permission to accompany Othello to Cyprus. With the Duke's permission, Othello arranges for Desdemona to follow him later in another ship with Iago, whom he mistakenly believes is a trusted friend, and Iago's wife, Emilia.

Iago convinces Roderigo that Desdemona will soon tire of Othello and that he should follow her to Cyprus. : CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Othello (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides) (): Carey, Gary K., McCulloch, Helen: Books/5(20).

Summary. On a street in Venice, there is an argument between Roderigo, a nobleman, and Iago, an ancient (captain) in the defense forces. Roderigo, in love with the noble lady Desdemona, has paid large sums of money to Iago, on the understanding that Iago would give her.

Othello is a combination of greatness and weakness, in his own words "an honourable murderer" (V.2, ). He is a general in the Venetian defense forces, and, although a foreigner from Africa, he has won this post by excellence in the field of war. He has courage, intelligence, the skill of command, and the respect of his troops.

Shakespeare's tragic tale of jealousy and deceit opens in Venice, where the villainous Iago plots against Othello, the Moor. Iago teams up with Roderigo, a young Venetian who wants Othello's wife, Desdemona, for himself.

Roderigo tells Desdemona's father, Brabantio, of her elopement. Othello Study Guide. The plot of Shakespeare's Othello is largely taken from Giraldi Cinthio's Gli Hecatommithi, a tale of love, jealousy, and betrayal; however, the characters, themes, and attitudes of the two works are vastly different, with Shakespeare's play.

Plot Overview. Othello begins on a street in Venice, in the midst of an argument between Roderigo, a rich man, and Iago. Roderigo has been paying Iago to help him in his suit to Desdemona. But Roderigo has just learned that Desdemona has married Othello, a general whom Iago begrudgingly serves as ensign.

Character List. Othello - The play’s protagonist and hero. A Christian Moor and general of the armies of Venice, Othello is an eloquent and physically powerful figure, respected by all those around him. In spite of his elevated status, he is nevertheless easy prey to insecurities because of his age, his life as a soldier, and his race.

The free Othello notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. These free notes consist of about 29 pages (8, words) and contain the following sections: These free notes also contain Quotes and Themes & Topics on Othello by William Shakespeare.

"Spark Notes Othello" was very helpful. Everything within the play was touched upon with great detail. All the major character points, symbolism, themes, and motifs were explained wonderfully. A great help while reading this horrible play.5/5(2). Othello asks Desdemona for her hand, and notes that it is moist, which was thought to be a sure mark of a lascivious person.

Othello waxes on about Desdemona's hand; he says it's a hot hand, which means it should turn to prayer and fasting and other chaste pursuits so it doesn't fall victim to the passions.

Othello study guide contains a biography of William Shakespeare, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Othello, in full Othello, the Moor of Venice, tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written in –04 and published in in a quarto edition from a transcript of an authorial manuscript.

Othello, upset, demands that Iago show him proof of Desdemona's infidelity. Iago responds that he has heard Cassio fantasize lewdly about Desdemona in his sleep and that he has seen Cassio wipe his mouth with Desdemona's handkerchief.

Othello promotes Iago to the status of lieutenant and orders him to kill Cassio within three days. OTHELLO My life upon her faith. Honest Iago, My Desdemona must I leave to thee: I prithee, let thy wife attend on her: And bring them after in the best advantage.

Come, Desdemona: I have but an hour Of love, of worldly matters and direction, To spend with thee: we must obey the time. Exeunt OTHELLO and DESDEMONA.

RODERIGO Iago,--IAGO. In Othello, William Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death. Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and cultural background.

The Original Story. Shakespeare used existing stories as the basis for many of the plots of his plays. He took some from history (Macbeth, for example is based on Holinshed's Chronicles) and some from stories that were circulating in books at the peare's tragedy Othello, written and performed in and first printed inis based on a tale in Cinthio's Hecatommithi (), "Un.

Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) (Volume 9) Study Guide ed. Edition Good book. It contains lots of little notes that help to understand the text and make the reader think.

There is lots of space to make notes and analyse the text so it is pefcect for academic use. If I had brought a different copy I do not think I would have done as well on my /5(). OTHELLO THE MOOR OF VENICE William Shakespeare WITH RELATED READINGS THE EMC MASTERPIECE SERIES Access Editions EMC/Paradigm Publishing St.

Paul, Minnesota Othello 1/14/05 AM Page i. Othello's lieutenant, though he has little field experience. Cassio is a smooth-talking Venetian courtier, the opposite of Othello in many respects, which is why Othello admires him.

Othello is led to believe that Cassio has had an affair with his wife, though Cassio has only honorable intentions toward Desdemona. Iago.STC Fo.1 no View in our digital image collection. Shakespeare, William, View Image Assets. Second Quarto () [Othello] The tragœdy of Othello, the Moore of Venice.

As it hath beene diuerse times acted at the Globe, and at the Black-Friers, by his Maiesties Seruants. Item Call Number: STC copy 1.

Othello: short summary William Shakespeare’s Othello takes place in 16th-century Venice and also Cyprus. Othello who is a noble black warrior in the Venetian army that secretly married a beautiful white woman called Desdemona who is the daughter of a prominent senator named Brabantio.