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Othello Collab 2
Othello Collab 1
Project 1: Grendel, The Green Knight & Predator vs. Toxic Masculinity
Just as every hero’s motivation is to protect his people, every monster’s is to uncover and exploit his central weakness. This conflict is the foundation upon which every hero-vs.-villain plot is constructed, but thematic content is wholly determined by the villain. In order for a villain to function, the villain must pinpoint the hero’s flaw. … Read more Project 1: Grendel, The Green Knight & Predator vs. Toxic Masculinity
Othello, Act 2: Is Iago’s misogyny needed?
A lot of act 2 is taken up by Iago’s two-facedness as he begins to set the other characters against each other. Not all of it, however, is immediately identifiable as directly related to his cause. This is particularly true of the conversation Iago has with Emilia and Desdemona in scene 1. In it, he… Read more Othello, Act 2: Is Iago’s misogyny needed?
10/18: Othello, Act 1 Question
Upon being awoken by Roderigo and Iago, Brabantio comes out swinging with his disapproval of Othello. While the fact that his daughter has snuck off with Othello is, to a degree, understandably concerning for him, there is a lot within his opinion of Othello that has nothing to do with the matter at hand. Take,… Read more 10/18: Othello, Act 1 Question
Spenser, Dragons Collab
Mary Sidney collab
The Faerie Queene, book I, canto 11: thematic contradictions?
Two of the three Cantos we’ve read are fight scenes. They are similar enough at face value, in that the knight fights hard to vanquish an inhuman foe. However, the thematic overtones present during the fight against Errour are flipped during the fight against the dragon. The descriptions of Errour’s appearance and actions are—as we… Read more The Faerie Queene, book I, canto 11: thematic contradictions?