Othello

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William Shakespeare`s Othello is a play set in Venice. The plot is based on a story about two people who love each otherdearly and the problems and conflicts they face from the start. The conflicts are, for the most part, tied in with racial issues andquestions of loyalty. These conflicts stem from the society around the couple, as well as from the couple themselves as they tooare part of this society, but with very different backgrounds: The female protagonist is the daughter of a highl

"I am not what I am." An essay on Othello, question No 4. I will discuss this quote in relation to Lacan's ideas about language as the symbolic order. My aim is to show how Othello finds his identity threatened by Desdemona's reaction to his tales. In order to explain Lacan's ideas very briefly I will quote from Pam Morris: Literature and Feminism, (Blackwell, 1993) where she discusses the resolution of the Oedipal crisis. For Freud the outcome of the child's fear of c

Charity begins at home. So, the first thing I had done is to purloin, for my title, the famous signature of Kushwant Singh,one of India's greatest journalist-authors. May he live long to inspire people like me. My aim of creating this blog is to insult people, specially those who allege undying loyalty to me and swear never to hurt me whatever be the provocation. This way, a fellow humanoid told me in confidence, I can be very famous in no time. All you have to do, she hissed, is to select the