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Othello Act III vocabulary

languishes becomes dispirited; appeals for sympathy errs in ignorance mistakes not with intent, but by accident discern’st distinguish not a jot not a bit haply perhaps because chamberers noble lords and ladies who spend most of their time indoors entertained…

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Othello Vocab Definitions

Alabaster Adj. Generally, white in color and smooth in texture. Specifically, a fine-grained, translucent form of gypsum, typically white, often carved into ornaments. Bauble Noun. A trinket, something of trifling appeal belie verb. to give a false impression of. boon…

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Othello Test Quotes

Act I … “I am not what I am” IagoHe is a manipulator “Fathers, from hence trust not daughters’ minds…By what you see them act.” BurbantioHe can’t comprehend that his daughter would sign her loyalty over to a moor over…

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Imagery in Othello (Act 2)

“With as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio” (II.i.183-184) Web/trapping imagerydepicts Iago’s predatory character “Her eye must be fed. And what delight shall she have to look on the devil?” (II.i.246-247). Eating/consuming;…

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shakespeare othello crossword

in act V scene 2 Othello almost convinces himself not to murder Desdemona by her balmy breath which might persuade justice to break her what sword in act V scene 2 Othello wants people to know that he loved not_____,…

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Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare

Shakespearean tragedy was a combination of ________________ and __________________. Aristotle (Greek) and Seneca (Roman) Six Characteristics of Shakespearean Tragedy 1. socially superior character2. strives for personal goals—makes CHOICES3. caught in a web of unforseen circumstances that result from choices4. hostility…

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Othello quotes on acting and wordplay

Acting/wordplay … … “Which as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio.” If cassio continues to hold D’s hand when O enters, this could be used to create a poisonous image in othello’s…

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Midterm: AP Lang Online – Othello

Iago Who is Othello’s standard bearer, or “ancient”? Iago Who said, “I am not what I am”? oratory Brabantio’s words are an example of ________ when he says “Fathers, from hence trust not your daughters’ minds by what you see…

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Othello quotes – jealousy

Iago 3.3 Oh, beware my lord, of jealousy. It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock / The meat it feeds on Emilia 3.4 A monster / Begot upon itself, born on itself Iago 3.3 Trifles light as air /…

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Othello JEALOUSY quotes

Professional jealousy “I have already chose my officer’ . / and what was he? Forsooth, a great arithmetician, One Michael Cassio, a Flouretine – A fellow almost damned in a fair wife.” 1:1 what quote shows Othello will be easily…

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