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Jealousy is a parasite on the soul, and feeds on self-gratification. Othello in Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ is susceptible to narcissistic thoughts that cloud his judgement and opens a door for Iago to plot revenge. It ironic that Iago already had everything he needed to exact revenge inside of Othello. Othello has spent his whole life trying to cultivate a reputation as an esteemed general and a powerful man regardless of his race. However, this path leads to a weak identity, based...
‘Al Shak Al Qatel’ and ‘Othello’ are two films depicted from William Shakespeare’s play ‘Othello’. ‘Al Shak Al Qatel’ is an Egyptian television film that was released in 1954, directed by Ezz El-Dine Zulficar. While ‘Othello’ is a British television film, released in 2001 and directed by Geoffrey Sax. Both films touch upon themes, such as suspicion, jealousy, loyalty betrayal and racism. There are some similarities and differences in the way the two films represent the destructive power of jealousy...
This paper examines the claim that in both Robert Bloch’s ‘Psycho’ and Patricia Highsmith’s ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’, an overarching sense of jealousy that is driving the obsession. In ‘Psycho’, Bloch allows the readers to see Norman’s jealousy when his mother took a lover named Joe Considine, he went over the edge with jealousy and poisoned them both, forging a suicide note in his mother’s handwriting. To suppress the guilt of matricide, he developed a dissociative identity disorder (split personality)...
Everybody will sooner or later experience jealousy in their lives. Jealousy is when a person feels fear or concern about another person’s advantages and achievements. Some people make attempts and take actions in order to end someone else’s accomplishments, however that may develop into some unfortunate events that can affect them as well. Jealousy is a terrible trait which leads a person to a life of tragedy and regret, as seen by the actions played by the characters of Iago...
“He appears to me, that one, equal to the gods the man who, facing you, is seated and, up close, that sweet voice of yours he listens to” Lacking the firm consensus present in the poem, Sappho’s Fragment 31 is one of the most complex poems to interpret. The narrator watches a man, seated across her beloved, and admires his display of self-control, which is so discordant to her own. The theory that Sappho’s emotions are that of jealousy and...