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Othello: reading irony

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Othello: Reading Irony

When someone says, “Oh, that’s ironic!” what do they mean?  These days irony doesn’t mean much more than saying one thing and meaning another. 1,480 more words

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“Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something.” ~Pancho Villa

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. 142 more words

Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Villians

Such a great topic, this one was a lot of fun to write about so I’m just going to jump right in!

**Quick warning: This post contains spoilers!** 255 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

David OTHELLOwo!

The New York Theater Workshop’s modern-dress production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Othello opened last night, starring our wonderful DAVID OYELOWO in the titular role.

Sam Gold has directed this hotly-anticipated production, with Bond actor Daniel Craig also starring as the villainous Iago opposite… 152 more words

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The green-eyed monster

So my wife and I attended a book event in town for Steve Twomey, author of the wonderful new book, Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack… 315 more words

Personal Musings

Post-stress

So tired,
the weight of a damp world
sopping on my shoulders–and
who put that bloody towel about my neck,
but my stained hands alone–who else could have… 108 more words

what dost thou say

My wife and I attended a matinee session of Bell Shakespeare’s Othello at the Opera House today, and quite enjoyed ourselves. We had some time to kill before the play, so wandered the Royal Botanical Gardens in dazzling sunlight, testing how well our iPhones cope with the brilliant harbourside glare (not so good). 653 more words

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