Motivation in Literature
An analysis of the motivation of Iago in William Shakespeare's "Othello" and Krogstad in Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House."
# 98097 | 1,401 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Sep 07, 2007 in English (Comparison) , Shakespeare (Othello) , Literature (World) , Drama and Theater (English) , Drama and Theater (World)
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This paper analyzes the concept of good and evil and people's motivation for following a particular path in their lives. It focuses on this concept as it is illustrated in William Shakespeare's "Othello" and in Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House." The paper describes the characters of Iago, possibly the most heinous villain in Shakespeare and of Krogstad, a secondary character in Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and discusses their motivation for their actions.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Katherine E. Monahan Huntley - Storytelling Output Report for " A Doll's House " 15 March 2007 http://www.dramatica.com/story/analyses/analyses/dollshouse.html
- Ian Johnston - On Ibsen's "A Doll's House " 15 March 2007 http://www.mala.bc.ca/~johnstoi/introser/ibsen.htm
- Enotes - A Doll's House Text 15 March 2007 http://www.enotes.com/dollsouse-text/
- Virginia Mason Vaughan, Clark University - " Othello" The Literary Encyclopedia published 28 October 2000 16 March 2007 http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=3009
- Shakespeare Homepage - Othello, the Moore of Venice 16 March 2007 http://shakespeare.mit.edu/othello/index.html
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