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Drawing of Desdemona and Othello in the Shakespearean play

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HUMN 142 Week 7 Discussion:

Shakespearean Tragedy Part II

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Drawing of Desdemona and Othello in the Shakespearean play

HUMN 142 Week 7 Discussion: Shakespearean Tragedy Part II

Discussion

Drawing of Desdemona and Othello in the Shakespearean play, Othello.Before you begin writing your discussion post, review the Module 1 Writer’s Workshop, “Learning to Write a One-Paragraph Argument About Literature.”

Respond to this discussion activity by constructing a one-paragraph argument about one of the following topics:

  • Othello as a tragic hero;
  • Iago as a masterful villain, including the secrets of his “success”; or
  • race in Othello.

Once you have selected a topic:

  1. Make a claim in response to one of the topics.
  2. Add evidence to support your claim in the form of a quotation to illustrate the point you are making. See Module 6 Writer’s Workshop for information about format for quoting plays.
  3. Add analysis by explaining how your quote proves or illustrates your claim.

Respond to Two Classmates

To earn full credit for this assignment, you must meet all criteria.

After you have constructed and posted your argument, reply to at least two of your classmates’ arguments by either:

  1. Agreeing with that person and adding another quote or example that supports his/her argument, or
  2. Disagreeing and adding another quote that undermines his/her argument.

Check HUMN 142 Week 6 Discussion