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    The Moor in the Works of William Shakespeare

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    The Sources and Representations of the Moor in the Works of Shakespeare One theme consistently reemployed throughout Shakespeare's plays is that of the Other. The Other is usually characterized as a character that is somehow separated, stigmatized, or noted as being different from the mainstream ideal. For the Elizabethan England of Shakespeare's time, it may have been a self-defensive maneuver against the encroachment of something which threatened too close to home (Bartels 450). Bryant lists

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    Extreme Jealousy in Othello, the Moor of Venice Aristotle's Poetics laid out the definition of tragedy: unlike comedy, the purpose of tragedy is not merely to instruct and delight an audience. Rather, its aim is to allow a cathartic release as a result of the heightened emotional state caused by the events of the tragedy. This idea assumes that the average person can experience these intense emotions vicariously. In Psyche and Symbol in Shakespeare , Alex Aronson contends that the characters

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    The Impact of Tourism on North York Moors National Park In this study I will investigate the impact of tourism on two honeypot sites in the North York Moors National Park. I will also investigate whether or not tourism in the area is sustainable. Background Information National Parks are areas of beautiful and relatively wild countryside. In 1949 ten national parks were set up by an act of parliament. They were chosen because of their beauty and popularity. There are currently 12 National

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    may be grazed over by the average reader when reading the poem for the first time. There, of course, is a greater significance than ten English words. These lines explain that Dickinson knows she is ignorant and naïve; she has never happened across a Moor or the sea, nor has she set out to find and see these things for herself. Why would she admit this? This seems to be a strange confession that she wanted to relay to the reader before any other groundwork was set. These two statements are followed

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    The Extraordinary Leech Gatherer Wordsworth straightforwardly explained the theme of the poem in its title, Resolution and Independence. He ran into an old man, when he was wandering on the moors. To some extent, Wordsworth saw the silhouette and even the image of himself on the old leech gatherer. At the same time, Wordsworth made this old man his role model, when he thought of himself without any more ambitions and courage in the end. The spirits of this hard working and noble man would save himself

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    Meagan Moor

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    the theme very obvious and very clear for readers. I think this book was really well written and the theme is a very good theme for kids to read. James writes a story that keeps you wanting more and gives put a good lesson. Works Cited Meagan Moor Mr. Hyde English Pre-AP, P2 3/10/14

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    Exploring the Views Expressed by Other Characters about Othello in Act 1 The tragedy “Othello” (1924) is written by William Shakespeare, it is the story of Othello, the protagonist and tragic hero of the play. A moor commanding the armies of Venice, he is a celebrated general and a heroic figure. The events that occur in the first half of the act are all in anticipation of the lead character Othello who we are not immediately introduced to until act 1 scene 2. The play begins mid-way

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    Shakespeare's Definition of Dissimilarity

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    guilelessness, credulity and easily aroused passions” (1). Understanding the Elizabethan preconceptions about Moors will permit a deeper understanding of the black characters that Shakespeare created. Works Cited Cowhig, Ruth. “Blacks in English Renaissance Drama.” The Black Presence in English Literature. Ed. David Dabydeen. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1985. D’Amico, Jack. The Moor in English Renaissance Drama. Tampa: University of South Florida Press, 1991. Jones, Eldred. Othello’s

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    History IA

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    Section A: Plan of Investigation The Islamic Moors occupied the Iberian Peninsula between 711 CE and 1492 CE, from the Middle Ages of Europe until the conquer of Grenada. This investigation attempts to evaluate the impact of technology and science in Moorish Spain. The relevance of this investigation is found in its inquiry as to the basis of post-Middle Ages European science, which became modern science. The degree to which relatively advanced Islamic astronomy was present in Moorish Spain, the

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    Othello's relationship with the fair Desdemona. Othello is a powerful general, a Moor, who married Desdemona, the daughter of Barbantio, who was a senator. Jealousy begins the book when every body comes to realize that Othello and Desdemona have eloped. It seems as if every male in the book is in some way in love with Desdemona, whether it is for her looks, for her presence, or because it gives them reason to hate the Moor, Othello, who is her husband. The first sign of envy came from Iago toward Othello

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