For my second project, I wanted to do something other than a traditional essay. One of the questions I had after finishing Othello, was that I still felt like I didn’t fully understand why Iago had such a hatred for Othello. There were several reasons listed like Othello giving Cassio the job Iago wanted. Iago… Read more Othello Character’s MBTI (Project 2)
Prominent Transformative Justice advocate Mia Mingus defines Transformative Justice as, “Transformative Justice (TJ) is a political framework and approach for responding to violence, harm and abuse. At its most basic, it seeks to respond to violence without creating more violence and/or engaging in harm reduction to lessen the violence” (TJ, A Brief Description, 2020). It’s… Read more Transformative Justice in Othello
My project: I chose the drama masks to represent Iago’s two-faced nature. The black and white were chosen because of the racial bias Iago shows in regards to Othello. The text is green because jealousy is often associated with green. Since the dawn of humanity, there has been a never-ending search for a reason for… Read more Iago, not just a Parrot
Luke Harding Helms Rethinking Medieval Literature November 5, 2021 Using Things of Darkness to Analyze Themes of Race in Othello and American Moor Things of Darkness by Kim F. Hall introduces a number of racial analysis methods and themes that can be applied to a variety of works, particularly early British and Medieval literature such as… Read more Project 2
For my second project I really wanted to continue what I worked on for project one. A quick overview; I took a selection of women characters from the texts we read, and redesigned tarot cards for their characters. The idea that inspired this was that each woman’s character we examined could be taken in two… Read more Women Character Tarot Cards pt. 2
In recent years, many of my courses have either assigned or showcased “remixed” literature. When I was in High School, we watched a movie that took Romeo & Juliet and changed the setting from Shakespearian Era to Verona Beach. It really helped me understand Shakespeare’s original play at a deeper level. This is because I… Read more Bottles and Babes!
Hi hello. This semester has been Very Weird, so here’s me second project (finally). “Rub Him About the Temples” by Justin Shaw illustrates the importance of something called “Care Work”, referenced briefly but carrying significant weight- especially now in times of racial tension and economic downturn. The author talks about the failure of Othello the… Read more My Second Project: Coming in Like a Long Lost Child