The Personality of Othello Othello’s speech to Brabantio and the Duke in Act 1, Scene 3 is of major importance in describing Othello’s personality. This long speech, found in lines 149 to 196, shows Othello for the first time as a person with depth and less as a soldier. This speech is important to the book as a whole because it is a testimony to the strength of the love between Othello and Desdemona, which will later play a major role in the plot. It is also one of the first times that we see Othello trying to influence his audience with his words. The speech given by Othello is intended to convince Brabantio that Desdemona is with him willfully, and not by “spells and medicines bought of montebanks” (line 74). Her father loved me, oft invited me, Still questioned me the story of my life From year to year–the (battles,) sieges, (fortunes) That I have passed. I ran it through, even from my boyish days To th' very moment that he bade me tell it, Wherein I spoke of most disastrous chances: Of moving accidents by flood and field, Of hairbreadth 'scapes i' th' imminent deadly breach Of being taken by the insolent foe And portance in my traveler's history, Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle, Rough quarries, rocks, (and) hills whose (heads) touch heaven, It was my hint to speak–such was my process– And of the cannibals that each (other) eat, The Anthropophagi, and men whose heads (Do grow) beneath their shoulders. These things to hear Would Desdemona seriously incline. But still the house affairs would draw her (thence,) Which ever as she could with haste dispatch She'd come again, and with a greedty ear Devour up my discourse. Which I, observing, Took once a pliant hour, and found good means T... ... middle of paper ... ...hakespeare’s Othello. Ed. Anthony G. Barthelemy Pub. Macmillan New York, NY 1994. Bartels, Emily C. "Strategies of submission: Desdemona, the Duchess, and the assertion of desire" Studies of English Literature Spring 1996: (Online) accessed. April 27 1999 http://www. Galileo pechnet.edu Bloom, Harold. "Introduction" Modern Critical Interpretations, Othello Ed. Harold Bloom, Pub. Chelsea House New Haven CT 1987. Jones, Eldred. "Othello- An Interpretation" Critical Essays on Shakespeare’s Othello. Ed. Anthony G. Barthelemy Pub. Macmillan New York, NY 1994. Neely, Carol. "Women and Men in Othello" Critical Essays on Shakespeare’s Othello. Ed. Anthony G. Barthelemy Pub. Macmillan New York, NY 1994. Snyder, Susan. "Beyond the Comedy: Othello" Modern Critical Interpretations, Othello Ed. Harold Bloom, Pub. Chelsea House New Haven CT 1987.
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Although I grew up in a military family, I never saw myself going into a military career. Up until I was about fourteen years old, I planned on being a marine biologist in Hawaii. Sounds nice, right? Well, at the end of my eighth grade year I decided that I might as well join NJROTC, because all of my friends were doing it and it seemed okay. I have to say, looking back, I was quite naive. Joining NJROTC was the smartest and most valuable decision I have made to this day.
Trauma is a powerful force on the human mind whether it is from a vehicle crash, discovering a cheating spouse, a terrible fire, a drive by shooting, or events experienced in a combat zone. At that moment when a traumatic experience occurs, a person is often changed forever. Dan is a person who was affected dramatically by trauma. He is an army veteran who served two tours in Iraq. During his second tour in Iraq, Dan and his fellow soldiers were traveling in a Humvee when it set off a roadside bomb. Several of Dan’s friends were killed or critically injured. Dan finished his last tour and returned to his home near Fort Hood Texas where he found himself feeling constantly on edge. He felt distant and detached from his wife, Heather. He was relieved to be home but had difficulty relating to day- to- day activities of those around him. Dan found himself lacking the sense of belonging and purpose he felt while he was on tour. He often saw the face of his dead friend when he closed his eyes and felt guilty for surviving his tours. He never let his guard down and felt anxious around groups of people. He began self medicating with marijuana and alcohol. Fights with his wife became more and more frequent (Beckner 16). Dan and thousands like him are victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, the term that is used to summarize all of the struggles that Dan is going through. Throughout the last ten years, Dan and over 200,000 other soldiers and marines have been afflicted with this life devastating disorder (Aikins par. 6). This is why is the United States government needs to do more about the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder epidemic in the military, because it has negative military effects negative social effects and negative healt...
...s pronounced innocent. She does not want to stay in the Everglades because it is a daily reminder of Tea Cake. When she returns to town, Janie is dressed in overalls and her hair in a long thick braid down her back. The hair symbolizes strength and the individuality she gains. Overalls show that Janie no longer cares what other people think of her. Janie returns as a completely changed person because of her years spent with Tea Cake. He allowed her grow and find her identity, which she had been searching for all along. The flashback is over upon Janie’s return and Phoebe discovers the reason for Janie’s change.
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Parsons, Richard D., Stephanie Lewis Hinson and Deborah Sardo-Brown. Educational Psychology: A Practitioner-Researcher Model of Teaching. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2001. 80-81.
From a Marxist perspective, the women in Image A are playing some sort of version of what looks like badminton and do not look like they are suffering the extreme life of poverty of the proletariat class. They are spending the day in leisure and relaxation. The women are also nicely dressed, wearing what was likely the latest fashion of the time and are playing their game in a open courtyard, whose architecture looks expensive, which is surrounded by nature. It is likely that they are wealthy enough to live outside the city. A Marxist would see this picture as an example of the inequality and random distribution of wealth: an unfair chance of luck, which makes one person better than another. The women are enjoying the carefre...
Categorical predictors do not have a requirement pertaining to order. This gives a categorical variable with k categories (2¬k-1 – 1) possible splits, making the computational burden much heavier. There are also no restrictions on how a categorical predictor is split, but the theoretical workings of a categorical predictor are peripheral to the content within this thesis.
Desdemona’s body before her supposed adultery is here likened to a paper-book, one of the books of blank paper that Renaissance students used for practice in writing, translation and copying. Othello imagines she has written ‘whore’ there through committing adulterous deeds. But Desdemona does no writing in this play and hence no ‘committing’ in word or deed. The activities of writing are always associated there with men; it is women’s speech that Iago worries about. (169)
Many people keep their phones, or other devices, on through the night. They use them as alarms or wake up calls but when messages come at night, people “…wake up with the sound of their phones vibrating…” (Sleep) or ringing with a new message in their inbox. Many people say that they sleep lightly because “…the sound of their devices wake them up…” (Thaker) constantly through the night. If there is a message, no matter what time of the night, people have a compulsion towards it and check immediately. “It is almost as if checking messages and posts has become a part of our life today” (Thaker). It is something that has taken over the mind and it is putting a toll on the amount of rest we are actually receiving. Researchers have said that over “f...
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