Aristotle and "Othello" Essay by Master Researcher

Aristotle and "Othello"
Investigates Greek philosopher, Aristotle's Understanding of the tragedy in William Shakespeare's "Othello".
# 31638 | 900 words | 2 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Sep 26, 2003 in Drama and Theater (English) , Philosophy (Ancient Greek) , Shakespeare (Othello)

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In assessing William Shakespeare's play "Othello", the reader can witness that this play has the elements of thought and character that Aristotle promoted as the mark of a play that followed true tragic form. This paper demonstrates how Shakespeare's "Othello" is indeed representative of the tragic play when compared against Aristotle's definition as stated in Poetics.

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