Othello W. Shakespeare Essay
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W. Shakespeare Othello
- Discuss Othello as a character.
- What are his strengths and weaknesses?
- What is the source of his power?
- What is his “tragic flaw” in your opinion?
the name othello originally came from greek word：ethello（want，wish，will，desire）
handkerchief symbolize Desdemona lose virginity
othello never ask about the handkerchief he was so convinced, it reflects othello’s what personality.
Iago Deeply racist
Think about why iago has successful
Culture differences: political life, what othello is not familiar with
Emilia: jealousy to desdemona so no help
“What you know, you know”, that’s what iago said to othello at the end, what does othello realize?
Act against his wife, reflect irrational self, slowly.
Tragic flaw: jealousy。 kill desdemona fast