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"You Shall These Unlucky Deeds Relate": Paul Robeson


The final scene of Othello, set in Desdemona’s bed chamber where Othello, standing over Desdemona while she sleeps, decides to kill her.

Performed here on the 1944 audio record by Paul Robeson as Othello, Uta Hagen as his doomed wife Desdemona, Jose Ferrer as the evil Iago, who falsely convinces Othello of Desdemona’s unfaithfulness, and Edith King as Iago’s wife, Emilia, who realizes with horror what her husband has done. 15 more words


Download Othello Game 0 2 1

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A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of William Shakespeare’s Othello 2. students understand the cultural and social context of the play. 506 more words

Othello book review (Sort of)

It’s so harrowing, because you know what’s coming. It doesn’t take long for the outcome to be visible, (pretty typical of shakespeare), but like R&J, I still hope it won’t happen. 208 more words


Year 13 Love Through The Ages: Revision Questions

I have made some questions up using the list of ‘aspects of love’ from the specification. I haven’t specified extracts for Othello, but you will of course be given one in the exam. 36 more words


English Literature: A2 Othello (2)

Explore the significance of this extract in relation to the play as a whole. Remember to include in your answer relevant analysis of Shakespeare’s dramatic methods. 1,023 more words

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Animal Imagery in Othello

Today, it is not uncommon to hear someone being referred to as a “pig” or a
“dog” when talking about a man being dirty or referring to how he treats women. 428 more words

BOMG Book Review: New Boy (Tracy Chevalier) @Tracy_Chevalier @PenguinCanada

As an English teacher, it is a bit of a no-brainer that one has to learn to like or at least learn to accept Shakespeare.   I have come to love the work of the bard, but some of my teenaged counterparts would disagree with me. 298 more words

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