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Sept 27 - Jacobean Court Mosque Written expressly for the...

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Jacobean Court Mosque Written expressly for the court Performed in banquet halls with the King/Queen and court participating Inigo jones – designed stage and costumes Ben Johnson – also important Othello The ultimate challenge for characters Through the times his skin has lightened Isolated o Othello is the most isolated because he is the only black Jealousy Envy Act 1 o Iago and Roderigo are arguing on the street o Iago is supposed to be helping roderigo woo Desdemona. o Iago angry at Othello because he was passed over for a position. Cassio gets the job , feels that he is a better choice for the job. o Iago tells Rodrigo that Othello and Desdemona have eloped o Iago advises Roderigo to go rous Des’s father that she has been married and spoil the wedding night o Initially the Senator doesn’t believe roderigo because he was trying to marry Des too o Iago crudely tells him that his daughter is having sex with Othello, uses animal imagery o Prose begins around this time, this reveals the cunning and manipulative side of him o Senator accuses Othello of witchcraft to woo his daughter Act 1 Scene 2 o Othello’s Lodgings Othello and Iago are outside talking about Des’ father coming to find him o He speaks of how his reputation is spotless, Iago is actually a good man in character who looks pure o Cassio tells Othello he has been summoned to set sail for Cyprus o Othello goes in to get ready o Before they can leave barbantio and team approach o Again he accuses Othello of using magic oh his daughter Act 1 Scene 3 o The duke and his officers are meeting
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