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Erikson and the Harlem Duet

October 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For this week’s blog post, I will be looking at Erikson’s views on myths from  Shakespeare’s Othello and how they apply with the Harlem Duet play by Djanet Sears. On page 112 of Erikson’s article, he explains that Sears wrote that all of the Othello characters she has created leave their expected black wife for a […]

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Adapting Othello Blog Post

October 15th, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The article “How Desdemona Learned to Die: Failed Resistance in Paula Vogel’s Desdemona” by Dr. Jennifer Flaherty of Georgia College and State University I think perfectly describes this week’s blog post promotes in terms of how in this play, despite the male figures not appearing within the play, they are still mentioned and hold a strong […]

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Week 6 Blog Post

October 9th, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Feminism and female agency. How do we define those two phrases? Typically when coming across the term feminism or feminist (anything related to these two categories), one expects to see empowerment and support connected with these terms. In Vogel’s adaptation of Othello, “Desdemona A play about a handkerchief” since this adaptation is written by a female author, one […]

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Week 5 post

October 1st, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For this weeks post, we were asked to find a primary source and a secondary source that can help us analyze Shakespeare, or at least help us better understand him and his works. I myself view that the best primary source that is available online is from the Folger Library site. I used this site and […]

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Week 4 Blog Post

September 24th, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For this week’s blog post, I would like to focus on the first prompt which was to analyze how one of the visual representations presented last class on Othello, changed my initial perspective. I focused on the third option from the list of videos which was the Women in Othello where Olivia Vinall and Lindsay Marshal describe […]

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Week 3 Reading Response

September 16th, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For this weeks reading response, I would like to focus on the Chapter 8 reading by Bedford and compare some of the passages with a scene from the play “Othello”. In page 254 of the chapter, Bedford states what makes men and woman different, “That women occupied a position subordinate to men in the early […]

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EN 501 Week 2

September 9th, 2018 · No Comments · EN501, Uncategorized

Whenever wanting to learn more about one’s life, the best and most reliable source is to study sources that have come directly from the subject such as interviews or articles they have been in, memoirs they have written, autobiographies they have written, etc. In Chapter 3, of “Research Methods for English Studies” by Gabriele Griffin, he […]

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Hello world!

January 18th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Welcome to Marymount University Commons. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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