"Othello" and "O"
A comparison and contrast of Shakespeare's tragedy, "Othello", and the Tim Blake Nelson directed film, "O."
# 121153 | 500 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Drama and Theater (English) , Literature (English) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Shakespeare (Othello)
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This paper provides a comparison and contrast of the main characters and events in Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" and the Tim Blake Nelson directed film "O." The comparison focuses on similarities and differences between the lead male characters, with a discussion of the one overriding similarity between them that is responsible for their tragic ends.
From the Paper:"There are numerous similarities in the main characters from William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" and the Tim Blake Nelson directed film, "O". In both cases, the male lead is a Black individual in a primarily white community. Othello is a Black Moor in Venice while Odin is the only Black at a private school in the South. Likewise, in "Othello", Othello is married to the white wife of a Senator from Venice, while Odin dates the white daughter of the dean of the school. This leads both..."
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