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by William Shakespeare
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Kaethe rated it 3 years ago
Not a fave. Othello seems rather stupidly gullible. And Iago is just so over-the-top-evil that I never really buy it. Although I do enjoy the idea of those swarthy Italians (in the English view) looking down on a Moor who would be racially indistinguishable from other Mediterraneans to the modern e...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Othello is can be a very painful play both to read and to watch. It is not that it is a bad play, no, it is a brilliant play - the reason that I say Othello is painful is because it is one of those plays that makes you squirm and feel really uncomfortable because it is doing what literature is suppo...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 4 years ago
Othello, also known as The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice which is believed to be written in 1603. The four main characters in Shakespeare's play is Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army; Othello's wife Desdemona; Othello's loyal lieutenant, Cassio; and Othello's trusted ensign, Ia...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 4 years ago
This is part of the 17 Books for People Who Hate People ritual... I mean challenge.Billy Shakes does racism and love and tragedy in Othello. This is no Taming of the Shrew or Titus Andronicus (two of the most bestest of his bestest works), but it'll do in a pinch. Moorover (See what I did there? No?...
Bay's Books
Bay's Books rated it 5 years ago
Title: Othello Author: William Shakespeare Original Published Date: 1603 Pages: 314 Edition Language: Danish Format: Ebook Category: Play, Tragedy, Romance, Drama, Classic, I would guess it is the fewest Danes who have read even a single Shakespeare-play in their life. Othello is my second and my...
Book Sand Worm
Book Sand Worm rated it 5 years ago
The BasicsOthello has just recently married the love of his life, Desdemona. He has also just recently made an enemy of Iago without even knowing it. He gave Cassio a promotion when Iago feels he was the more deserving man. Now Iago is plotting against Othello and Desdemona, seeking revenge.My Thoug...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it 5 years ago
"I kissed thee ere I killed thee. No way but this,Killing myself, to die upon a kiss"Once I finished reading Othello I asked myself: is love truly powerful? Could it conquer any obstacle?I think Othello is a living example of how weak love truly is. Jealousy is love's evil twin brother! And it's dis...
linakv rated it 5 years ago
I'm not even going to bother to review this. It's been done a thousand times - and a thousand times again.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: venice, published-1603, spring-2014, re-visit-2014, willsphernalia, tragedy Read from January 01, 1970 to April 23, 2014, read count: 2 Now for the film, just right for Will's 450th Bard-day.One of the vilest men in the written word, Iago is the epitome of vicious jealousy and murd...
Weird Evangelical Zeal
Weird Evangelical Zeal rated it 6 years ago
3.5/5. (Studied in school)Although I'm not sure spoilers count for Shakespeareans here is a warning.I failed to care much as each character slipped from the story, one by one. However, Shakespeare's use of dramatic irony was absolutely fantastic. And it must be said, whilst the other characters were...
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