Great Gatsby and Othello

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Iago (Illusion and Reality)
"The Moor is of a free and open nature, that thinks men honest that but seem to be so and will as tenderly be led by th' nose, as asses are" “honest Iago” “ noble lord”
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Desdemona (Illusion and Reality)
“Where should I lose that handkerchief, Emilia?... I had rather have lost my purse.” She cares more for her handkerchief that represents her love with Othello, rather than money. “Damn her lewd mix”. He says this even though she is innocent.
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Othello (Illusion and reality)
“a barbary horse ” “old black ram” Described in animalstic terms because of race, despite being a respected leader. "Rude am I in my speech and little blessed with the soft phrase of peace" Self conscious, which juxtaposes confidence.
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Other (Illusion and Reality)
"I'll make the moor thank me, love me, and reward me for making him egregiously an ***" -Iago Othello calls Iago honest (dramatic irony). “This fellows of exceeding honesty, And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit.”
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Gatsby (Illusion and Reality)
Nick tells Gatsby, "You can't repeat the past," to which he replies, "Why of course you can."- Refuses to accept he can’t win back Daisy’s love. "You look at him sometimes when he thinks nobody's looking at him. I'll bet he killed a man."
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Gatsby (Illusion and Reality)
Everything about his life is an illusion, even his identity. “So, he invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen-year-old boy would be likely to invent, and to this conception he was faithful to the end".
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Daisy (Illusion and Reality)
Gatsby has an illusion that she is perfect, but in reality she is cynical, materialistic and selfish. “It makes me sad because I’ve never seen such beautiful shirts”. After being re-united with Gatsby, she becomes emotional about possessions
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Daisy (Illusion and Reality)
Her cynical nature is expressed when talking about her daughter. “I hope she’ll be a fool, that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” It is conveyed that being a woman affected your social class in the 1920s.
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Motifs- Othello (Illusion and Reality)
Othello's marriage with Desdemona is represented by a handkerchief. Othello demands it as "ocular proof" of Desdemona's unfaithfulness
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Motifs- The Great Gatsby (Illusion and Reality)
His dream is represented by the green Light which fades at the end, after his death. “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us”.
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“Where should I lose that handkerchief, Emilia?... I had rather have lost my purse.” She cares more for her handkerchief that represents her love with Othello, rather than money. “Damn her lewd mix”. He says this even though she is innocent.

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Desdemona (Illusion and Reality)

Card 3

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“a barbary horse ” “old black ram” Described in animalstic terms because of race, despite being a respected leader. "Rude am I in my speech and little blessed with the soft phrase of peace" Self conscious, which juxtaposes confidence.

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Card 4

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"I'll make the moor thank me, love me, and reward me for making him egregiously an ***" -Iago Othello calls Iago honest (dramatic irony). “This fellows of exceeding honesty, And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit.”

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Card 5

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Nick tells Gatsby, "You can't repeat the past," to which he replies, "Why of course you can."- Refuses to accept he can’t win back Daisy’s love. "You look at him sometimes when he thinks nobody's looking at him. I'll bet he killed a man."

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