CREATIVE WRITING ACTIVITIES - CREATIVE WRITING ACTIVITIES Creative Writing Activity A Alternate Ending What would Othello be like with a happy ending

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CREATIVE WRITING ACTIVITIES Creative Writing Activity A: Alternate Ending What would Othello be like with a happy ending? Try it! Write a new act V for the play, with a Hollywood-style happy ending. Make sure to keep the same style as Shakespeare, using iambic pentamenter for all the characters’ lines. Creative Writing Activity B: An Updated Othello Choose one of the scenes or acts from Othello and rewrite it using contemporary language and references. You may collaborate with other students to adapt the entire play in this manner. You may choose to write the part or lines in prose, or keep with the verse format. Creative Writing Activity C: Journal Entry Write a journal entry from the point of view of one of the characters in Othello . For example, you might have Roderigo describe his feelings about Desdemona and relate his fears that Iago is leading him on. Or, you might write the entry Desdemona would have written after the events in act III, scene iv, describing her bewilderment at the change in
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