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Unformatted text preview: We will be concerned with how the play grapples with these questions throughout the action. 3. Iagos motivations, the things that drive him to destroy Othello, will be another critical issue well look at. Why does he do the things he does? Can we (or he) know? 4. STORY and NARRATIVE are crucial to the plays unfolding, not merely because the play is a story, but because characters spend a great deal of time engaged in story-telling. This too makes the play similar to Hamlet....
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course ENGL 283 taught by Professor Geiskes during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '08
- British Literature