The tragedy of othello the moore of venice by william shakespeare

Roderigo is upset because he loves Desdemona and had asked her father for her hand in marriage.

The tragedy of othello the moore of venice by william shakespeare

Othello loved his wife, Desdemona, too much so, nothing could continue that fever, emotions lessen over time The mighty general was a very capable soldier of Venice, commanding respect on the battlefield, he could do no wrong, brave, ferocious, dynamic, his sword deadly, still life is more complicated than just war, though, the Moor was a fish out of water, in a quite different, and strange culture, becoming a Chri Jealousy, "The green -ey'd monster," that is what the wise Shakespeare wrote The mighty general was a very capable soldier of Venice, commanding respect on the battlefield, he could do no wrong, brave, ferocious, dynamic, his sword deadly, still life is more complicated than just war, though, the Moor was a fish out of water, in a quite different, and strange culture, becoming a Christian, fighting for Europeans, against his former friends, marrying a gorgeous, gentle, youngvery sheltered, naive woman, their elopement crushed the spirits of her father, Brabantio, an influential Senator, in the mighty Venetian Republic Assigned by the Duke, Doge to lead in the defense of their important colony, of Cyprusagainst the Ottoman Empire's vastinvading fleet, he unwisely takes his new bride, Desdemona, with him.

Luckily a boiling sea storm, who's gigantic waves rise, then fall, pulverize the Turkish ships, wrecks spewed over and under the Mediterranean Sea's floor, only a few escape the carnage. Othello's own greatly damaged craft, somehow, stays above the foaming water, and limps into a safe harboron the mountainous island, a miracle.

The tragedy of othello the moore of venice by william shakespeare

Nevertheless the crisis seemingly solved, but not for Othello That the loving, innocent appearing woman, is not so Can this be true? Disbelief becomes belief, why would the good Iago, lie Desdemona, his pride, and salvation, maybe is false The calm, unfazedin bloody battle, Othello, becomes agitated, seething in uncontrollable rage, his whole body enveloped with it, his one idea, to seek sweet revenge, only by this, can he be satisfied, nothing else matters, yet his career will end, but that is not important now, he must do what his honor demands, less is not acceptable for a respectable man A magnificent playthat encompasses the thin line between love and hate, animosity, racial hatred, jealousy, suspicion, believing in the evil, not the goodness of the erratic world, everything's an illusion, nobody is what they seem, deception engulfs all A virtuoso work by an incomparable masterOthello, the Moor of Venice is similar to William Shakespeare’s other tragedies and follows a set of specific rules of drama.

The requirements include, following the definition of a tragedy, definition of tragic hero, containing a reversal of fortune, and a descent from happiness. Key Facts. full title · The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice. author · William Shakespeare.

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type of work · Play. genre · Tragedy. language · English. time and place written · Between and , England. Along with Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, Othello is one of Shakespeare's four great tragedies.

What distinguishes Othello is its bold treatment of racial and gender themes.

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It is also the only tragedy to feature a main character, Iago, who truly seems evil, betraying and deceiving those that trust /5.

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William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April, , and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, , and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford.

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