Motivation in Literature Book Review by supercalifragilistic

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 | US

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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
  • Ian Johnston - On Ibsen's "A Doll's House " 15 March 2007
  • Enotes - A Doll's House Text 15 March 2007
  • Virginia Mason Vaughan, Clark University - " Othello" The Literary Encyclopedia published 28 October 2000 16 March 2007
  • Shakespeare Homepage - Othello, the Moore of Venice 16 March 2007

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