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3.8 ACHIEVEMENT STANDARD
APPEARANCE VERSUS REALITY - Liam
BIANCA - INDY AND JOSH
Black and White Imagery, Animal Imagery and Magic Imagery in Othello
CASSIO - EMMA AND MELISSA
CHARACTER QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013
COMMENTS TO PONDER
critics and magic sentences
Deception - Caitlin
DESDEMONA- HANNAH AND EMILY
EMILIA - JOSH AND INDY
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HISTORICAL CONTEXT FROM HEINEMANN.pdf
Probably between 1602 and 1604.
Probably November 1, 1604, before King James I at Whitehall Palace.
1622 in a quarto edition; 1623 as part of the First Folio, the first authorized collection of Shakespeare's plays..The First Folio version omits oaths and curses that appeared in the quarto edition in compliance with a law passed by Parliament that forbade blasphemous language in stage dramas.
The probable main source for
Othello, Moor of Venice
, published in Venice in 1566 and written by Giovanni Battista Giraldi (1504-1573), also known as Cinthio.
One Hundred Tales
Type of Work
is a stage play in the form of a tragedy in which a good man falls to ruin after an evil man inflames him with jealousy.
takes place in Venice (in northern Italy) and Cyprus (an island in the eastern Mediterranean about forty miles south of present-day Turkey). The time is between 1489 and 1571. It is interesting to note that Venice is the setting for both major Shakespeare plays dealing in part with racial prejudice,
The Merchant of Venice
As one of the world’s leading sea powers, Venice was the center of commercialism and materialism and, therefore, corruption and conflict arising from avarice, social status, and fierce competition. Cyprus–as a strategically located island which yielded substantial harvests of olives, grapes and various grains–was much prized throughout its history. Assyrians, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, and Byzantines all fought over and occupied it. England’s King Richard I, the Lion-Hearted, conquered Cyprus in 1191 but later ceded it to the French. Venice seized the island in 1489 and in 1571 the Ottoman Turks brought Cyprus under its control.
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