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Fighting the Spanish for the Philippines

- ... (http://www.biography.com/people/emilio-aguinaldo-9177563?page=20) The Philippines army was not powerful; they had many failed attempts at defeating better-trained and equipped American troops. Once Emilio Aguinaldo knew they could not take on the U.S head on they took in a new strategy, guerilla warfare. (http://pinas.dlsu.edu.ph/history/history.html#spanish_control) Guerrilla warfare is military actions enforced by small forces in the rear of an enemy with the object of distressing the enemy, interrupting their lines of communication, and destroying their supplies....   [tags: warfare, enemy, neglect]

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America 's Involvement Of The Late Nineteenth Century

- In an young America not much was known of other people and there was not much diversity yet to give it’s citizens a chance to learn. Early in our history we held many values and ideals that we know today to be wrong, but it was not without the trials and struggles we as a people have learned to know better. From America 's involvement in world matters of the late eighteenth century to our present day role as an arbiter our people will have many obstacles to overcome. Many of these issues are being determined today such as equality among our people and of other nations....   [tags: Barack Obama, United States, Ronald Reagan]

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Spanish Leadership and Cruelty in An expedition by Miguel López de Legazpi

- ... finally gained control of the Philippines. Spanish injustices, bigotry, and economic oppressions fed the movement, which was greatly inspired by the brilliant writings of José Rizal. In 1896, the revolution began in the province of Cavite, and after the execution of Rizal that December, it spread throughout the major islands. The Filipino leader, Emilio Aguinaldo, achieved considerable success before the new revolution, when the Spanish-American War broke out in 1898. On May 1, 1898, the Battle of Manila Bay took place as part of the Spanish–American War....   [tags: central rule, phillipines, malayans]

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Questions On The 's Revolt 1898

- 1. Insurgent’s Revolt 1898 • The Insurgent’s Revolt was the Cuban revolt against Spain. Americans supported the Cubans and their fight for independence, so they tried to help them out. This ultimately led to the Spanish-American War where the Cubans were ultimately able to gain their independence. 2. Samuel “Golden Rule” Jones 1846-1904 • Samuel Jones was the Mayor of Toledo during the progressive era. Jones created the Ohio Oil Company which was bought by the Standard Oil Company. Joes was a strong advocate of the Golden Rule hence his nickname....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson]

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The Struggle Of The Cuban People

- In 1895 Cuba resumed its movement for freedom from Spain, as wide spread reports told stories of the Cuban Civilians suffering due to the Spanish policy of rounding up their civilians and placing them into detention camps. The Struggle of the Cuban people gained the attention of United States, but the explosion on the American Battle ship Maine on February 15, 1898 in Havana Harbor that took the lives of 240 American soldiers is what ultimately called America to demand a cease-fire on the island and the Independence of Cuba....   [tags: United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Cuba]

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Policy of the United States

- Policy Of The United States As the United States strengthens border-security measures for greater protection against terrorist attacks, "we must do it through technology and an appreciation of our trade-dependent communities along the border," says Asa Hutchinson, under secretary of homeland security. Speaking May 7 before the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, Hutchinson outlined elements of the Bush Administration's strategy to screen out terrorists and contraband material while facilitating the flow of legitimate travelers and commerce across the U.S....   [tags: terrorism, secutiy, power]

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The Cold War and U.S. Policy in the Philippines

- “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed,” said by Martin Luther King while in Birmingham Jail on April 16, 1963. A quote easily related back to the Filipinos who struggled for independence from the United States during the Cold War. Influenced by the patronizing relationship with the United States throughout history, the economic and political evolution of the Philippines has been controlled by the dependence between the two allied countries. In 1898, the United States took special interest in the economic opportunities in the Philippines; it was en route to China, contained a hearty supply of sugar and rice, and most importantly, because o...   [tags: Philippines VS America]

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Benevolent Assimilation: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903

- Benevolent Assimilation: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903 Miller provides an account of the American-Philippines war from 1899-1903, revealing aspects of United States imperialism that are often forgotten. Miller provides both a military history as well as a demonstration of the way America lied and forgot its history, justifying war and colonization as a step for greater good. America's involvement in the Philippines is sometimes remembered as an act to protect Filipino's from Spain, and to "teach' them American democracy....   [tags: History Politics Political Papers]

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Imperialism And Its Impact On Imperialism

- During the 19th Century, Imperialism hit a feverish pitch. Imperialism is the defined as the policy of extending a country’s power and influence through colonization, the use of military force, or other means1. The instruments of national power include diplomacy, information, military, and economics. The one instrument that had the most impact on imperialism is information. Information is the primary force that shapes diplomatic, economic, and military involvement around the world. It is used to shape events, strategies, national will, and international perceptions2....   [tags: Colonialism, United States, British Empire]

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The Colonization of the Philippines

- Generally, textbooks, articles, and essays talk about America’s “occupation,” “supervision” or “intervention” in the Philippines. They seem to be afraid to use the word “colonization.” According to Webster’s Dictionary the definition of colonization is, “The colonial system of political government or extension of territory, by which one nation exerts political control over another nation, territory, or people, maintaining the colony in a state of dependence, its inhabitants not having the same full rights as those of the colonial power....   [tags: Politics, External and Internal Colonialism]

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Miss Columbia 's School House

- ) Miss Columbia’s School House at 1894 and Emilio Aguinaldo Criticizes American Imperialism in the Philippines at 1899 illustrates the perception of being foreigners among the Americans. Among the short male figures outside the gates, is Hawaii (the men is carrying the Hawaiian flag) and Alaska. Around the 1950’s, the two states became part of America. Miss Columbia is the teacher and is in charged among the students. But inside the school house there is somewhat chaos happening with the different diverse people....   [tags: Barack Obama, United States, Democratic Party]

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The Spanish American War : A Highly Overlooked War

- The Spanish American War is a highly overlooked war in history but is a very important piece in what shaped today’s world. The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain’s rule on the western hemisphere and Spanish colonial rule in the Americas. It led to the U.S gaining territories in the western Pacific and Latin America. The United States victory led to a peace treaty that made the Spanish give up rule in Cuba, and to give rights over Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines to the United States....   [tags: United States, Philippines]

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The Spanish American War

- Most may think that the Spanish-American War was a war between the Americans and the Spanish. Most are right, but only to a point, because the Spanish-American War also included wars between the Americans and the Filipinos, as well as between the Americans and Puerto-Ricans. Reasons for these wars occurring are obvious to the history connoisseur, but to the normal individual, they may not be so distinct. America has been a country of great power for years, and that power has come not only from years of hard work and fighting, but also from years of audacity....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Spanish American War : A Highly Forgotten War

- Spanish-American War The Spanish American War is a highly overlooked war in history but is a very important piece in what shaped today’s world. The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain’s rule on the western hemisphere and Spanish colonial rule in the Americas. The Spanish–American War was a strife in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. U.S. attacks on Spain 's possessions in the Pacific led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine–American War....   [tags: United States, Philippines, Spanish–American War]

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Alfred Thayer Mah An Author And Strategist

- 1. Alfred Thayer Mahan - Alfred Thayer Mahan was an author and strategist for the United States Navy. He graduated the Naval Academy in 1859 and would go on to head the Newport Naval Academy. As an author, he wrote many influential books, including The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 1660-1783. In this book, Mahan explained that if a nation held “Sea Power”, or naval dominance, it would also have global dominance. In his analysis, Mahan theorized that growing industrial development would create excess goods for which new markets needed to be found....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, World War I]

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The Declaration Of The United States

- After the Spanish American War, Many Spanish territories had been ceded such as Guam, Puerto Rico, and Cuba while the Philippines islands were sold to the United States. Cuba was recognized as an independent nation, but Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines were set to be annexed. The Philippines in particular was outraged and fought a war with the United States to gain its independence. The decision to annex was not unanimous as many people, including the Filipinos, Senators, American citizens, and even colored citizens were opposed to the annexation....   [tags: United States, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Guam]

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The Politics Of The Philippines

- ELECTION An election is a formal and composed process by vote for electing someone to be in a political office or other positions. It is important to understand the difference between the form and the substance of elections. In some cases electoral are available yet the substance of an election is absent as when voters don 't have a free and authentic decision between no less than two choices. Most countries hold elections in at least the formal sense, yet a lot of them the elections are not competitive (e.g....   [tags: Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines, Corazon Aquino]

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Significant Filipino History

- Filipino Heritage Since being born here in the United States I have not had the chance to learn more about my families heritage. I only know of what I was told by my parents and relatives, but I don't know Philippines like I think I should. In this I-search topic paper I will look for answers to questions that cannot be answered without researching facts. I am hoping to understand what it was like to be Filipino in the U.S. and maybe focus on what struggles Filipino's faced when they arrived here in the United States....   [tags: religion, spanish, idependence, ]

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President Duterte ' S Alignment With The Adversary

- PRESIDENT DUTERTE’S ALIGNMENT WITH THE ADVERSARY 1 On Wednesday, October 19th 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines announced his military and economic separation from the United States. President Duterte was attending a news conference in Beijing, and later met with President Xi Jinping of China and other high profile members of the Chinese Government. The speech was given in the Great Hall of the People with an audience of over two-hundred and fifty spectators. During the forum, the spectators applauded President Duterte’s speech and his proposed his alignment with the Chinese government....   [tags: United States, Philippines, Cold War]

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The Legacy of Imperialism in Southeast Asia

- The Legacy of Imperialism in Southeast Asia Imagine a tropical island paradise isolated from external influence or interference, with limited localized conflicts. Then a fleet of dark ships sail up to the golden beaches and land. These ships are filled with Europeans, who wish to take over this land for its strategic location and the plentiful natural resources that exist on the majestic lands of Southeast Asia. This straightforward scene, often exhausted at global locations, could be the start of a legacy of enormous impact and complication....   [tags: conquest, greed, power, colonialism]

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Timeline and World War I Study Guide

- ... Dollar Diplomacy, used during the term of President Taft, was a type of a selfish action for the nation. The nation was purchasing power over countries. Emilio Aguinaldo was the first real leader of the Philippines. He helped the Philippine people revolt against Spain. Federal Reserve System is the major bank created for US government. It was made to hold important amounts of currencies for political purposes. Fourteen Points was basically an address by the president before WWI. It explain that they [American] was entering for the morals they hold....   [tags: Glossary, History]

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How The United States Gained Economical Prominence

- How the United States gained Economical Prominence By the end of the nineteenth century, the United States was a fading power. The United States economy and military forces were lacking, while European powers prospered in the economic and trade industries worldwide. Some claim that the United States only got involved in the Philippine Conflict at the turn of the century to liberate oppressed Filipino people, or that they got involved as a global show of force. However, the reason the United States got involved in the Philippine conflict was to bolster their economy after experiencing one of the worst recessions in American history, and were seeking increased trade in regions of the worl...   [tags: Philippines, United States, United States Army]

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The United States And The Cuban Revolution

- Hawaii and Americans to ensure the prosperity of their own country. Next, in the case of Cuba, the U.S. was interested in the location for its sugar industry, the countries traded greatly with one another. Also, in this case America had invested approximately $50 million in the Cuban sugar industry. This sparked a revolution by the Cuban people against the Spanish, as Cuba was a Spanish colony. Despite America initially stating that they sought neutrality in the affair, America went into war, which will later be known as the Spanish-American war, due to the outrage caused by the sentiments of the Spanish ambassador and the explosion of USS Maine....   [tags: United States]

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The New White Man's Burden

- Throughout the course of history, nations have invested time and manpower into the colonizing and modernizing of more rural governments. Imperialism has spread across the globe, from the British East India Company to France’s occupation of Northern Africa. After their founding in 1776, the United States of America largely stayed out of this trend until The Spanish-American War of 1898. Following the war, the annexation and colonization of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines ultimately set a precedent for a foreign policy of U.S....   [tags: history, colonization, modernization]

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Water Is A World Power

- Water is a simple molecule that consists of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom but no matter how simple it causes a lot of chaos. It is an extremely important block in building a nation and preserving it. The Cradle of Civilization, the Fertile Crescent, and formed some of the first human civilizations did so in part of the water supplies and agricultural resources. However, water can also be used as barriers that trap a nation and gives stronger nations the ability to take over, exploit the people and use their resources, it can also be used as means of transportation not only for people but for ideas....   [tags: United States, Theodore Roosevelt, World War II]

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The Breakfast Club, By John Hughes

- “We 're going to try something a little different today. We are going to write... an essay... of not less than a thousand words... describing to me who you think you are,” stated Richard Vernon, the teacher that started it all. The teacher that put 5 different students with different personalities in the same saturday morning detention. The 1985 film, The Breakfast Club, directed and written by John Hughes talked about a lot of touchy subjects. From family to friends, from loving and wanting to be loved, and finding out who you are in the middle of helping others with their issues, The Breakfast Club is a movie worth watching over and over again....   [tags: The Breakfast Club, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy]

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The Breakfast Club By John Hughes

- The Breakfast Club (John Hughes, 1985) is a film in which focuses on the stereotypes of teenagers within high school and the difficulties that are faced during this period of their lives. The film is based on a group of five young adults who have never met before, and are in Saturday detentions for varied reasons. They are asked to write a thousand word essay in which they have to describe who they think they are, but instead refuse to do so. Due to this, they get bored and it permits for them to bond and share experiences, beliefs and values....   [tags: The Breakfast Club, John Hughes, Emilio Estevez]

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The Breakfast Club By John Hughes

- How is the meaning of your text informed by broader contextual factors such as institution, cultural and historical context. The Breakfast Club (John Hughes, 1985) is a film in which focuses on the stereotypes of teenagers within high school and the difficulties that are faced during this period of their lives. The film is based on a group of five young adults who have never met before, and are in Saturday detentions for varied reasons. They are asked to write a thousand word essay in which they have to describe who they think they are, but instead refuse to do so....   [tags: The Breakfast Club, John Hughes, Emilio Estevez]

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Frederick Funston and Empire

- Frederick Funston and Empire In San Francisco between 12th and 14th Avenue is Funston Street. By the Presidio, the former US Army base, is an old set of military structures collectively called Fort Funston. To most people these are just names to identify various locations in the city. But behind the name is a person who is a historical figure that is significant, not just for San Francisco, but for the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines. Frederick Funston was to many a hero of his times but to others he was also a symbol of his times and not a good one....   [tags: History Historical American Essays]

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Pasyon And Revolution

- 1The focus of chapter 3 deals with the formation of the Katipunan and how it was very well connected to the people's belief in the "Pasyon" and liwang ng loob. 2In truth, the Katipunan was supposedly formed to bring hope to the people and fulfill the religious belief that the Filipinos will be saved. 3Ileto, as an introduction, narrates and talks about in length, the Katipunan's history, especially when it comes to Bonifacio and Aguinaldo's fight. 4What is important though in this chapter is the goals the Katipunan tried to reach and Ileto connects this to their Christian belief in sampalataya and kalayaan....   [tags: Filipino]

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The Army Human Resource System (AHRS)

- The Army Human Resource System (AHRS) known as the Electronic Military Personnel Office or (eMILPO) is a web based multi-tiered application. It provides the Army Human Resource Community with a reliable mechanism for performing personnel actions and strength accountability. The System consolidates 43 Personnel Information Systems in one. This system provides visibility of the location, status, and skills of Soldiers in the United States Army. The primary users of this system are Human Resource Soldiers, Commanders, and First Sergeants....   [tags: eMILPO]

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Emilia's Intelligence in Shakespeare's Othello

- In Shakespeare's tragedy, Othello, Emilia expresses her underrated intelligence to prove others' beliefs against her. Unlike the other women in the book, Emilia understands men and their thinking; therefore she shows no shame for standing up for what she believes in. Emilia unexpectedly ruins her husband's plan, which suddenly alters the outcome the story. Emilia without a doubt out smarts everyone, including her own brilliant husband, Iago, but little does he know that his loyal wife surprisingly ruins his plan....   [tags: Othello Essays]

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The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education

- Reggio Emilia approach to education is a teaching philosophy based on Developmentally Appropriate Approach to teaching and learning. It is an approached founded on theories of child development, an observation and assessment of the child’s interest and curiosity about the world around him and his cultural background. A Developmentally Appropriate Practice ensures the wholesome growth of the child and nurtures his socio-emotional, physical and cognitive development. The Reggio approach to education respects the individuality of the child, his strength and capability and innate curiosity about the world around him....   [tags: teaching philosphies]

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Othello: Emilia the Grander one

- “Othello,” the tragic play written by William Shakespeare in 1601 has given a new outlook to women’s right during the time period when they had no voice to call their own. A tragic play about a jealous and manipulative man named Iago who does everything in his power to pursue and destroy the life of the protagonist, Othello. In the belief that Othello had wrongfully promoted someone else to the position that he claims to be rightfully his. In this play, unsure if this was the intention of Shakespeare, but Shakespeare’s two main female characters each embodies a completely different bias about women and feminism during the Elizabethan time period....   [tags: English literature, Shakespeare]

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The Reggio Emilia Approach

- The Reggio Emilia Approach Hailed by Newsweek (1991) magazine as the international role model for preschools, the Reggio Emilia approach has caught the attention of early childhood educators. In 1999, current Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley visited the schools in Reggio Emilia to better understand its benefits (Dunne, 2000). It’s principals are understood by only a few, however, and has limited following with approximately 1200 Reggio inspired preschools in operation, most of them private (Sipprelle, 2009), making the innovative ideas offered by this approach available to only a few....   [tags: Education ]

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Coming Of Age : Girl Power Media Culture By Emilie Zaslow

- Feminism Inc. Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture by Emilie Zaslow discusses the birth of the 1990s “Girl Power” movement and subsequent social science data, which uncovers the gender bias in the American schooling system as well as at home. More importantly, Zaslow highlights in her research that parents have been “encouraged to select movies with strong female role models for their daughters” and that much of the poisoning of the girl culture is derivative from such a lack of role models for adolescent girls (Zaslow, 19)....   [tags: Gender, Human sexuality, Sociology, Female]

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Big, Big World, By Emilia Rydberg

- In today’s society, people more and more express themselves and reflect the current social situation with artistic languages. Songs, some of the most important artistic language, have had a huge influence on people’s inner worlds and society’s diverse cultures. Colbie Caillat said,“A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good”(Liscomb 1). Obviously, wonderful songs not only show the artistic forms but also can evoke listeners’ emotions and resonate with listeners through a perfect combination of its lyrics and music....   [tags: Emotion, Love, Debut albums, The Real World]

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The Importance of Emilia in Shakespeare's Othello

- The Importance of Emilia in Shakespeare's Othello In Othello the Moor, Shakespeare combines destiny with a fatal character flaw and that flaw is jealousy.  Shakespeare's tragedy allows one character to hold the key to the entire web he has spun and that character is Emilia. Emilia is the lone character who garners the knowledge to all circumstances of the events surrounding the characters in Othello the Moor.  Although other characters in the play are privy to certain details of the unfolding events, Emilia is the character that uses this knowledge to the benefit of the play.  Emilia's character is minor yet necessary.  Without her character the play would have no means of unraveling the c...   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Othello]

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The Character of Emilia in Othello

- The Character of Emilia in Othello   The definition of Renaissance women is fundamentally important in William Shakespeare's play Othello. One of the major causes of Othello's tragedy is his belief that Desdemona is not chaste. According to the men of the Renaissance, chastity, silence, and obedience are three attributes that define Renaissance women. Although Othello takes place during the Renaissance, the women in the play, Bianca, Desdemona and Emilia, defy traditional norms by lacking at least one of the major attributes defining women; Bianca's lack of chastity is clearly displayed when she unlawfully sleeps with Cassio; Desdemona's lack of silence is clearly displayed when she cons...   [tags: Othello Essays]

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Emilia Is Innocent Of Desdemona 's Death During Othello

- Emilia is innocent of Desdemona’s death during Othello because Emilia is Desdemona’s servant; bestfriend, obeys her husband, and gets the handkerchief. These three things make her innocent because she did not know anything about the plan her husband , Iago, had set up between Othello and Cassio. Emilia shows her loyalty and honesty throughout the entire book. The women in the book are characterized as “weak” and they needed “protection”. Emilia also was to be faithful and was to respect her husband....   [tags: Othello, Iago, William Shakespeare]

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Emilia, A Heroine of Shakespeare's Othello

- Emilia, A Heroine of Shakespeare's Othello    Shakespeare, in his tragedy Othello, presents a minor character who does great things in the final act. Her character is deserving of analysis. Kenneth Muir, in the Introduction to William Shakespeare: Othello,  explains the motivation of Emilia through most of the play: Emilia’s character, too, is determined by the plot. In the source, the villain’s wife is privy to the nefarious designs. Shakespeare wisely makes her, like the other characters, ignorant of Iago’s character....   [tags: Othello essays]

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William Shakespeare 's Othello, Desdemona, Emilia, And Bianca

- Throughout history women have always been treated differently. Some were not always accepted by society, when others were expected to be something. It is demonstrated in William Shakespeare’s play, Othello, that women are not treated as an equal during his time period. In society, women were expected to be mothers and to treat their husband if he was royalty. The women in the play, Othello, are the characters, Desdemona, Emilia, and Bianca. These women went through many different events throughout the play that involved their loved ones....   [tags: Othello, Iago, William Shakespeare, Woman]

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The Ignorant Emilia in Othello

- For a long time, I have felt that Emilia could not possibly have been unaware that the handkerchief which was dropped by Desdemona and picked up by her (Emilia) was the same handkerchief the loss of which was the occasion of Othello's wrath and Desdemona's distress. The excerpts below will explain why (I have capitalized "handkerchief" because in this context we are talking, not about a handkerchief, but about The Handkerchief). Why would Shakespeare have given us so much indication that Emilia knew very well, and all the time, that the handkerchief she "found by fortune" was the same one that occasioned Othello's abuse of Desdemona....   [tags: Othello Essays]

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William Shakespeare 's Othello, Desdemona, And Emilia

- Truth is a very powerful thing that can change anything and also keep the people content with themselves. Truth is what every person wants whenever they are in a difficult situation and the truth is the only thing that can help them solve their problems. However, sometimes the truth can be manipulated to change how the situation is viewed by others. In situation such as this, the real truth is being hidden which may cause problems to whom the truth is needed. Some may be blind to the truth while some may be blinded by the truth, or both of the outcomes may occur....   [tags: Othello, William Shakespeare, Iago, Tragedy]

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William Shakespeare 's Othello, Desdemona, Emilia, And Bianca

- During the Shakespearean time women were treated as inferiors. The three women in Othello, Desdemona, Emilia, and Bianca encountered many degrading and unfortunate situations. They were to be obedient. The women had to comply with the commands, orders, and the instructions of the men. Women were made to believe that they had no rights. The men would publicly humiliate the three women. It was difficult for the women to stand up for themselves due to that time in society. In Shakespeare’s play Othello, he portrayed the three women to be viewed as obedient, loyal, and submissive to their husbands....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Marriage, Black-and-white films]

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Similarities and Differences between Reggio Emilia and High Scope

- There are many different curriculums that are used in early childhood classrooms. Two curriculums that are used are High Scope and Reggio Emilia. Both of these curriculums have unique aspects that make up their curriculums. In addition, High Scope and Reggio Emilia have similarities and differences. In Ypsilanti, Michigan Dr. David P. Weikard created High Scope in 1970. High Scope does research in a variety of areas. However, they are best known for their research in preschool education and their preschool curriculum approach....   [tags: early childhood classroom,development indicators]

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Buffalo Creek Flood Disaster

- Buffalo Creek Flood Disaster Emilie Durkheim described the concepts of social regulation and social integration, and how both are connected to suicide rates. Both of these concepts can also be used to analyze the effect that the Buffalo Creek flood had on individuals and the community. Using the ideas of social regulation and social integration as well as the book “Everything in Its Path” by Kai T. Erikson, we can see the consequences of the Buffalo Creek flood disaster. Durkheim used the concepts of social regulation and social integration to analyze how social forces affect suicide....   [tags: Analysis, Emilie Durkheim]

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Loyalty and Ignorance of Emilia In Shakespeare's Othello

- Emilia is a minor but necessary character in Shakespeare’s Othello. She battles playing the role of a loyal wife and caretaker, while possessing inner strength to rebel against society and man’s invisible reign on woman. Emilia is a wife to Iago, a caretaker to Desdemona but most importantly she is a lady of potency and character. Through these qualities Emilia unwillingly follows her wifely obligations to Iago, but additionally develops a strong relationship with Desdemona. This connection between the two women, allows Emilia to hold Shakespeare’s key to the entire tragic plot....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Othello: Emilia’s Metamorphosis

- Othello: Emilia’s Metamorphosis        In his tragic play Othello, Shakespeare endows the minor character Emilia with some important functions. Her character, which changes dramatically in several ways toward the finale of the play, is the topic of this essay.   A.C. Bradley, in his book of literary criticism, Shakespearean Tragedy, defines the character of the ancient’s wife:   Few of Shakespeare’s minor characters are more distinct than Emilia, and towards few do our feelings change so much within the course of the play....   [tags: Othello essays]

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Emilia's Speech in "Othello" and Its Teachings

- Emilia's speech and its teachings. In the play Othello The Moor of Venice, by William Shakespeare, Emilia's speech (4.3.84-103) has been called renaissance plea to women's liberation. This is because she tells of what she has experienced with her husband Iago, and what is bound to happen to her mistress Desdemona. Comparing their both lives in her speech, it vividly explains what happens to so many women in who are in a relationship, who find themselves in the same problem. According to her speech, there are some married women who do cheat on their husbands, there are problems in marriage relationships that men are the cause of them and she warns men that women can do what men can do....   [tags: European Literature]

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Free Othello Essays: The Character of Emilia

- The Character of Emilia in Othello   Emilia is one of the few straightforward people in the Shakespeare's Othello.  Emilia is taciturn.  When we first meet her in Cyprus, after his throwaway condescending remark about suffering her tongue, and Desdemona's rejoinder that "she has no speech", Iago has to admit that "she puts her tongue a little in her heart and chides with thinking". In the scene of light hearted banter that follows Emilia manages to utter two words.  She really only finds her voice when fired by indignation as when Iago confirms that Desdemona has been called a whore, and even then much of her utterances or short phrases.  Even when she really gets going, lambasting Othel...   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Othello]

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Desdemona And Emilia Are Two Of The Main Characters Of William Shakespeare 's Othello

- Desdemona and Emilia are two of the main characters in William Shakespeare’s Othello. While one of them is the overly virtuous wife of the play’s protagonist and tragic hero, the other one is wife to one of the most clever and maquiavelic everlasting villains. Throughout the play, the sweet and old-fashioned Desdemona shows to be a satisfying wife and a great friend, and she also denotes unquestionable ignorance to her surroundings. On the other hand, the open minded and slightly cynical Emilia supplies a huge contrast to her mistresses’ persona; a feminist way ahead of her time....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Michael Cassio, Desdemona]

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Emilia’s Perspective on Betrayal in Relationships in Shakespeare’s Othello

- Emilia’s Perspective on Betrayal in Relationships in Shakespeare’s Othello In Othello, Act IV, scene ii and iii, Emilia, Iago’s wife, reveals her opinion about relationships to the reader as she attempts to comfort Desdemona. She indefinitely believes that many men, as well as women, are frequently guilty of deception and betrayal of their partner. By this part of the play, Othello’s suspicions of Desdemona’s unfaithfulness have greatly increased, and he begins to accuse her of cheating on him....   [tags: Othello Essays]

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Love's Destruction: Oedipus the King

- ... In the play Othello, although Emilia is a minor character, she signifies plenty of importance. Emilia is crucial to Iago’s plan to wreck Othello’s life. Without Emilia, Iago could have never gotten a hold of Desdemona’s handkerchief. The handkerchief was used as a tool of persuasion by Iago to create the illusion that Desdemona was having an affair with Cassio(Tiles). Without seeing the handkerchief, Othello would have never believed such harsh accusations of his wife having the affair. Emilia in essence is the key player in Iago’s plan....   [tags: Jocasta and Emilia, Sophocles]

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The Handkerchief Of Othello By William Shakespeare

- The Significant of the Handkerchief in Othello by William Shakespeare The handkerchief influences and affects multiple characters in the play. We see the cloth speaks to Othello and his affection for Desdemona being his first blessing he gives her, but in the play we see Othello is suspicions of Desdemona and her loyalty towards him. However the handkerchief is a link to Othello’s past; he got it from his mother when she was dying. Othello uses the handkerchief to show his love to Desdemona....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Marriage, Emilia]

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The Tragedy of Othello by William Shakespeare

- 4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy… it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8Love never fails. (New International Version, 1 Cor. 13.4-8). Marriage is the union between two individuals that love each other and vow to be loyal to one another for the rest of their lives. In The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, William Shakespeare writes about two marriages: that of Othello and Desdemona and Iago and Emilia....   [tags: love, marriage, desdemona, emilia]

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Othello by William Shakespeare

- Throughout the tragedy of Othello Shakespeare does an impressive job of quickly introducing and manipulating his main characters. His talents are no less when it comes to the creation and development of Emilia. Though it appears that Emilia is both a loyal and obedient wife, her actions speak much louder than her words. When Emilia betrays the sisterhood within the play of Othello much is revealed to the reader regarding her character. Through close reading and interpretation the reader may come to the realization that Emilia possessed a dangerously low self-esteem, never honestly loved someone wholeheartedly, and ultimately, acted out of jealousy of Desdemona....   [tags: emilia, low self-esteem]

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The Bond Between Women in Williams Shakespeare's Literautre

- Women have been often looked at as the one’s who use their words to fight and are quick to hold a grudge against other’s but this isn’t true if one looks at the friendship between women. Women hold their friendships close to their hearts and go through the best and worst of times together, it could also be the concept of how women need to stick together in order to survive. The bond between women is something that cannot be broken by any means and will last a lifetime, this is due to the heavy reliance on emotional connects that they share....   [tags: othello, desmona, emilia]

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Have Not We Affections: The Romantic Power Struggles of Shakespeare’s Women

- From the bitter Emilia to the pious Isabella, Shakespeare was a champion of crafting women. With a wide range of personalities, professions, and situations, Shakespeare mastered early in his illustrious career the art of creating diverse, dynamic, and multidimensional female characters. When stepping outside the traditional roles for female characters in theater, Shakespeare pushed boundaries by giving his women intelligent wit, innate humor, motives and goals which the Elizabethan and Jacobean audiences could relate directly to their own experiences....   [tags: Calpurnia, Juliet, Emilia, Isabella]

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Othello, By William Shakespeare

- Words have a tremendous effect on any person or any situation, especially if used correctly. In the play Othello we can see that Iago has the ability to use the power of words along with imagery for malicious purposes, but due to his effective use of language the other characters believes that he is an honest and moral person. In this essay I will firstly state how imagery and the power of words complement each other and then provide examples with explanations regarding the influence of language in the play Othello....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Love, Emilia]

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Othello, By William Shakespeare

- Words have a tremendous effect on any person or any situation, especially if used cleverly. In the play Othello we can see that Iago has the ability to use the power of words along with imagery for malicious purposes, but due to his effective use of language the other characters considers him to be an honest and moral person. In this essay I will firstly state how imagery and the power of words complement each other and then provide examples with explanations regarding the influence of language in the play Othello....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Love, Emilia]

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The Reggio Emili An Ideology And Program

- The Reggio Emilia Approach is an ideology and program that is practiced to this day in Italy. It has a deep rooted history in their culture and has inspired the American “Emergent Curriculum;” a program which uses a lot of the same philosophy, principles, and practices (Bertrand, 2012, pp 52). The Reggo Emilia Approach bases its practices on five very influential men and theorists; Jean Piaget, John Dewey, Lev Vygotsky, Urie Bronfenbrenner, and Hugh Gardner (Bertrand, 2012) and has a very respectful view of the child and how they learn....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Reggio Emilia approach]

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Improving Quality Of Early Childhood Education

- The Meade report was written in regards to equity across early childhood services in New Zealand under the directions of Ann Meade (Farquhar, 2008). Ann Meade also lead the early childhood strategic plan working group which identified numbers of concerns in regards to funding, access, quality and participation (Farquhar, 2008). This 10 year plan was set to increase participation, especially of Pacifica and Māori children, address adult child ratios, qualification regulations, registration of teachers and implementation of Te Whāriki....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Curriculum]

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The Handkerchief Of Othello By William Shakespeare

- The handkerchief influence and affect multiple characters in the play. We see it speak to Othello his affection for Desdemona being his first blessing to her and later in the play speaking to his suspicion of Desdemona as to her loyalty. The cloth is immensely huge with Othello as we see him view it as genuine proof of Desdemona undertaking with Cassio. He once considered it to be an image of confidence and love and with Desdemona losing it and in his reasoning offered it to Cassio, he considers it to be an extreme treachery practically as in giving without end her handkerchief she has gave away her body to another man....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Emilia, Michael Cassio]

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Learning Areas Such As The Arts And Literacies Are Woven Into An Integrated Curriculum

- Discuss how learning areas such as the arts and literacies are woven into an integrated curriculum. In Aotearoa, the early childhood curriculum Te Whāriki has an immense focus on children’s holistic development which is guided by interconnecting principles and strands. Within the strands, there are goals that educators must follow to provide high quality. Te Whāriki describes ‘curriculum’ as “the sum total of the experiences, activities, and events, whether direct or indirect, which occur within an environment designed to foster children’s learning and development” (Ministry of Education, 1996, p.10)....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Childhood]

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My Life As A Person And Future Teacher

- The excitement that I had as a child about go to Disney World, is the same excitement I am experiencing now about go to Reggio Emilia. the Reggio Emilia approach has been a very common subject discussed in my education classes, that continues to blow me away each time still by how magical this approach is. This is why being able to experience this approach first hand will change my life as a person and future teacher. The philosophy behind this outstanding approach that encourages students to learn from their experiences, peers and environment....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Knowledge]

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Attitudes And Beliefs About Children And Childhood

- Attitudes and beliefs about children and childhood: Based on the above philosophy statement, children are seen as strong, capable and able to make meaning from diverse experiences (Fleer, Edwards, Hammer, Kennedy, Ridgeway, Robbins & Surman, 2006). This philosophy was influenced by Dewey (1897) and Montessori (1967) who recognised the child as an intelligent individual, with power to initiate and construct his or her own learning. Mooney (2000) mentioned that Dewey was the first tenet in developing the children’s agency and competency through his theory of “‘children learn from doing”....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Skill]

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Different Direct Instructional Approaches When Teaching Children

- This video is about different direct instructional approaches when teaching children. Specifically teaching children to read. For example, in one approach children read aloud with the class and individually with the teacher. When the children are reading with the teacher they read a set paragraph and time it, and see how many errors they have, and each time they read the paragraph they try and improve and do better than the last time. The children don 't seem to worry about other children 's errors, they focus on improving themselves....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Learning]

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The Hundred Languages By Loris Malaguzzi

- The excitement that I experienced as a young child about going to Disney World, is the same excitement I am overwhelmed with now about going on this one of a kind practicum. The Reggio Emilia approach is a very common subject discussed in my education classes that continues to blow me away by the results that are obtained. Having the opportunity to experience this approach first hand will change my life both as a person and future teacher. This outstanding approach requires a focuses on a philosophy that encourages students to learn from their experiences, peers and environment....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Knowledge]

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My Life As A Person And A Future Teacher

- The excitement that I experienced as a child about go to Disney World, is the same excitement I am experiencing now about goon this one of a kind practicum. The Reggio Emilia approach has been a very common subject discussed in my education classes that continues to blow me away each time still by how magical this approach is. This is why being able to experience this approach first hand will change my life as a person and a future teacher. The philosophy behind this outstanding approach encourages students to learn from their experiences, peers and environment....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Education, Knowledge]

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Reggio Emili An Educational Philosophy

- The Reggio Emilia Approach- Italy In Italy, Reggio Emilia is an educational philosophy that espouses creativity and expressiveness in learning, based on a interpretive approach. It developed out of Italian preschools begun shortly after World War II. In 1963, teachers and parents, with the help of Loris Malaguzzi, a local teacher, founded the first formal Reggio Emilia school near the town of the same name in Italy. Initially, the program served 3- to 6-year-olds, but by 1970 it had expanded to serve children as young as 3 months old....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Developmental psychology]

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William Shakespeare 's ' Othello '

- Act two of the play introduces the setting of Cyprus, the area where the remainder of the play will take place and shows the stricken Desdemona, worried out of her mid for her lover who is behind schedule in his arrival. Iago soon makes his entrance and when questioned, expresses his views as to why women are deceitful and cunning in the way they act towards others as well as how they attract men. What started out as frivolous questioning soon turned into a full out debate between Iago, his wife Emilia, and Desdemona....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Michael Cassio, Emilia]

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All Night Long, Directed By Basil Derdan

- The Shakespearian tragedy usually includes manipulation, betrayal and over all jealously. In “All Night Long” directed by Basil Derdan, all of those aspects can be seen within the film. Though they are included, the way the film follows the tragic structure can be both conventional and unconventional, seeing as we do get most of the aspects of a tragic structure throughout, but not a drastic downfall. All Night Long and Othello share many differences in time, place, and action, but similarities in the story line....   [tags: Othello, Iago, William Shakespeare, Emilia]

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Othello And Iago By William Shakespeare

- Conflict is a negative effect that arises when people fail to communicate. It exists in workplaces, homes, and in many places where no interaction exist amid people of different background. In Shakespeare’s Othello, many conflicts and opposition happen among close friends and enemies which shapes the plot. This results from differences in culture and races of the characters within the play. The main conflicts in the play depicts between Othello and Iago and illustrates in various ways. A character such as Iago depends on double meanings, miscommunications, and indirect meanings to show the nature of conflict....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Michael Cassio, Emilia]

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Three of the Bigger Curriculum Approaches

- There are many curriculum approaches out there to choose from. Three of the bigger ones, are the Montessori approach, the High Scope approach, and the Reggio Emilia approach. They are all different, but none of them rank above the others. It depends upon what the director wishes for his or her center, and what type of approach the parent’s desire for their child. Montessori Approach The Montessori approach was created by Maria Montessori. Maria was born in Italy in 1870, her family was avid about education and because of this, Maria grew up well read (American Montessori Society)....   [tags: montessori, high scope, reggio emilia]

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Othello By William Shakespeare 's Othello

- Manipulation is viewed in a negative light in society, but if used correctly, such as advertisement, can be quite effective. Despite the fact that Iago is considered to be Othello’s right-hand man, he uses conniving and manipulation to get revenge, shaping every odd occurrence and event to his own cowardly schemes. Iago gets inside of Othello’s mind and uses his jealousy and persecution as the Moor against him. He controls Rodrigo and ultimately destroys his reputation as well as influences Cassio when he is depressed....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Michael Cassio, Emilia]

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Learning Area Of Information Communication Technology

- Learning Story Four: This learning story is from Kei Tua o te Pae, (Ministry of Education, 2009, p.25). It involves a young child, his age is not specified but from photos he looks around four years old. The activity is within an indoor environment, using the learning area of information communication technology (ICT). Today Vinny and I were looking through his portfolio and he asked me to read out the story about when he took the photos of the ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ book. The “what next?” for this story was to email Tilly I asked Vinny if he wanted to email Tilly today, and he thought that was a great idea....   [tags: Reggio Emilia approach, Developmental psychology]

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Othello, By William Shakespeare

- The play Othello by Williams Shakespeare was First Performed and created in 1604. It was one of the most popular plays throughout the seventeenth century, During the play Othello is led to destruction by his so called friend Iago , Othello unlike Iago is capable of forming . Strong , Loving , and Healthy relationships. Even though Iago is using him. In the plot, it is proven that othello is mentally weakened and manipulated by Iago. In my statement Othello is very sympathetic throughout the text by making mistakes, by listening to others, and having low self-esteem....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Michael Cassio, Emilia]

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Iago, By William Shakespeare

- In Shakespeare’s play Othello there is a main character named Iago. In this play, Iago is the instigator. From the very beginning the readers can see that he is single minded and determined. Iago portrays an act of being persuasive and helpful to the other characters in the play, yet as the audience we see his hatred, selfishness, and jealousy. He succeeds in fooling the other characters with his “loyalty” and “honesty” and this is what makes him one of Shakespeare’s greatest villains. Iago is very determined and emotionless....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Michael Cassio, Emilia]

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Othello, By William Shakespeare

- “Communication to a relationship is like oxygen to life without it…it dies.” This quote, once said by Tony Gaskins, a motivational speaker and author, relates to Shakespeare 's play, Othello, because the lack of communication between Othello and his wife, Desdemona, causes him to kill her. Othello’s motivation to kill his wife was manipulated by Iago’s manipulation into believing she was having an affair with Cassio, Othello’s second in command in the military. Iago’s relationship with his wife, Emilia, also contains this similar lack of communication because he believes Emilia has been unfaithful to him multiple times....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Michael Cassio, Emilia]

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