Sample Essay – Preliminary – Othello

Othello claims he loved “not wisely, but too well.” Do you find yourself having sympathy for Othello at the end of the play? Explain why/why not. Whilst the audience empathises with Othello’s plight throughout the play, their stronger sympathy for the character Othello is derived from his final moments in the play. Othello’s speech allows the audience to better understand …

Sample Essay Area of Study Discovery: The Awakening

A study of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper highlight the power of context and the influence it has over individual discovery. Expressed through the use of contrast, tone and symbolism, the interactions between discovery and context allow the protagonists of both texts to transcend the confinement and repression of a physical and spiritually suffocating …