Meghan: Given his status as a "foreigner," where does Othello belong?
Brigette: How do ideas about women's roles (where the household/family is the primary social unit dictating rules of behavior) affect your point of view of Othello's concerns over the loss of his reputation/honor?
Sarah: What anxieties about order and masculinity/mutability do we see at work in the play?
Megan: How do the passions influence the outcome of the play? What imbalances lead to extreme behaviors?
Hannahbeth: How legitimate and/or true do we consider appropriations, adaptations, or translations of the play?
- projecting anxieties (on the "other")
- the problem of the binary
- rank & rule
- inner/outer and spiritual/physical
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