Othello Mindmap

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  • Othello
    • Summary
      • Act 1
        • Scene 1
          • I and R talk about O and D. Provoke B by telling him his daughter has been robbed
        • Scene 2
          • Finding O and C confronting him before going to the Duke.
        • Scene 3
          • Duke resolves conflict getting D to admit her true feelings to O. Leave for war to Cyprus.
      • Act 2
        • Scene 1
          • I, D and E arrive in Cyprus waiting for O. D vs I on female equality. D and O reunite and I tells R about his plans for them.
        • Scene 2
          • Ceasefire announced!
        • Scene 3
          • Party and C gets drunk fighting R and M. O demotes him for this.
      • Act 3
        • Scene 1
          • D to speak to O on C's behalf as suggested by I.
        • Scene 2
          • O inspecting fortifications.
        • Scene 3
          • D agrees to help C and gets O to grant him his post back. I makes O jealous about D and C's relationship. E finds handkerchief and gives it to I who plants it in C's lodgings.
        • Scene 4
          • D realises handkerchief is missing. O believes she is being unfaithful. Handkerchief given to B by C.
      • Act 4
        • Scene 1
          • O witnesses B and C's fight. Goes into shock. Fully sure that D is unfaithful and plans to kill her. Hits her in front of L.
        • Scene 2
          • E questioned about D's infidelity which she denies. D called a whore and promises that no matter what she will always love O.
        • Scene 3
          • D and E prepare for bed. Equality speech.
      • Act 5
        • Scene 1
          • C hurt by R who is then killed by I. O goes to kill D and B assigned blame. E to tell O about the events.
        • Scene 2
          • O debates killing D, then does so as E arrives and yells murder. She exposes I leading him to kill her and O kills himself upon learning the truth. Ends with L's monologue.
    • Language & Register, Themes and Stagecraft
      • Imagery
        • Magical
        • Hellish/ Religious
        • Racist
        • Misogynistic
        • Animalistic
      • Other
        • Alliteration
        • Rhetorical question
        • Sibilance
        • Possessive pronouns
        • Similie
        • Repetition
        • Juxtoposition
        • Metaphor
        • Hyperbole
        • Semantic field
        • Antithesis
      • Register
        • Verse
          • Rhyming couplets
          • Formal
          • Rhetorical
          • Ceremonial
          • Fractured
          • Calm
          • Unrhymed iambic pentameter
          • Blank
          • Othello
        • Prose
          • Intimate
          • Conspiratorial
          • Bawdy
          • Demotic
          • Letter
          • Iago
        • Other
          • Soliloquy
            • Iago
          • Monosyllables
          • Dramatic irony
          • Monologue
          • Disjointed sentences
          • Colloquialisms
      • Themes
        • Pride
        • Injustice
        • Desire
        • Race
        • Conflict
        • Revenge
        • Power
        • Gender/Equality
        • Betrayal
        • Order and Cahos
        • Lust
        • Manipulation
        • Trust/Loyalty
        • Jealous love
        • Morality
        • Duplicity
        • Status
        • Tragedy
        • Marriage
        • Infidelity
        • Outsiders
        • Prejudice
        • Identity
        • Honour
        • Fickle Love
        • Possessive love
        • Hero worship
        • Unrequited love
        • Manipulation
        • Appearance vs. Reality
      • Stagecraft
        • Move from Venice to Cyprus
        • Night and Day
        • Arrivals and Departures
        • Absence of characters
        • Action
        • Tension
        • Comic relief
        • Fast/slow paced scenes
        • Props
          • Handkerchief
          • Bed
          • Candle
    • Interpretations
      • 'Women are often presented as possessions of men'
      • 'Othello's jealousy converts human nature into chaos, and liberates the beast in man'
      • 'People will do anything, no matter how foolish to get what they desire'
      • 'Othello radiates a world of romantic, heroic and picturesque adventure. His own self-love overshadows that which he claims to have for Desdemona'
      • 'Othello is a tyrant and seals his fate'
      • 'Othello is fragile and needs help'
    • Context
      • Greek tragedy
        • Aristotle
        • Deals with human issues
        • Unities
        • Mimesis
        • Catharsis
        • Hamartia
        • Peripeteia
        • Pathos
        • Tragic flaw
        • Tragic hero
        • Hubris
      • Venice and Italy in the Renaissance
      • Jacobean era
        • Bloodthirsty details
        • Violence committed off stage
        • Physcology
        • Quest for Vengance
      • James I
      • Moors
        • Jealous
        • Simple
        • Courage
        • Pride
        • Passion
        • Monstrous
      • Gentile Venetian society
      • Other Shakespearian plays - 1720s
      • Plato
      • Race
        • Few in England
        • Unfamiliar
        • Distrustful
        • Hostile
        • Fascinating and mysterious
        • Sexual excess

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