that he thinks it is better for a woman to die as a virgin than live as a wife. What are your impressions of Othello? Learning Objective: To revise the plot and key characters of Othello I know lots of different things about Othello I can compare Shakespeares themes in Othello to Hamlet I can use my knowledge to ask whether Hamlet or Othello is the definitive tragic hero This. Now make a record of these features in your exercise book! The personal problems of Othello overwhelmed him and so became one of the causes of his blindness. "This fellows of exceeding honesty and knows all quantities, with a learnd spirit, of human dealings.
By the end of the play, Othello's flaws have caused him to suffer the murder of his wife and the realization that he chose to believe Iago rather than the truth, which ultimately could have saved Desdemona's and his own life. Emilia continues to hint at the idea that Othello is jealous even if the cause is unclear because but jealous souls will not be answerd so They are not ever jealous for a cause/ But jealous for they are jealous: tis a monster/ Begot upon. Iago then claims to have witnessed Cassio wiping his beard with the handkerchief Othello gave Desdemona as her first gift. Othello is a tragic hero because of his tragic flaw. AO1 - Beautiful Statements Theres a Controversies Over Same Sex Marriages a reminder on the following slides Using the beautiful sentences from last term, now create six statements (two for each section) Part A: His love for Desdemona Our first impressions of Othello are that he is entirely infatuated with his. What We Will Need for this Topic Hamlet (The Arden Shakespeare, Third Series) Othello (Arden Shakespeare, Third Series) Bring both texts to every lesson! The sympathy of the audience towards Othello's character is largely due to his lack of understanding of the unforeseen evils in the world around him. He bends down to kiss her once before he does the deed, she wakes, and he tells her to prepare to die. Shes gone, he laments (III. Wife to Iago, othellos lieutenant, a Venetian gentleman, in love with Desdemona. Othello can be considered a noble character because he is one of high social ranking and he has a genuine heart. (See analysis of Act I, scene ii, and Act III, scene iii.) These echoes of the Gospel suggest that Othello and his tragedy are somehow central to the Christian world of Venice.
In Act 3 Scene 3 Shakespeare presents Cassio as desperate for Othellos forgiveness. What images are created? Try to base your mime on one"tion if possible. Othello promotes Iago to lieutenant.