The Inferiority of Women in Shakespeare’s Othello

William Shakespeare in his morality play “The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice”, presents the audience with a society dominated by men, leaving women as the inferior gender. Therefore, the women in the play are subjugated to Shakespeare’s form of the patriarch within “Othello”, left to defend themselves from the male constructs. This essay…

“Ode to the West Wind” vs. “Ode on Melancholy”

“Ode to the West Wind” by Percy Bysshe Shelly and “Ode on Melancholy” by John Keats speak about two very different topics, the juxtaposing characteristics of nature and overcoming sadness respectively. However, both poems come to the same conclusion that every good experience comes with something bad and undoubtedly, after every bad phase, we will…

Canadian Conscription During World War II

The approach to conscription did adapt, but not in the way anyone would expect, as men still were drafted. Prime Minister King’s approach to conscription was adapted in many ways. In WWI, the Borden government introduced conscription and did damage control later on, figuratively and literally. However, in WWII politicians, slowly implemented conscription and made…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Christopher Boone Analysis

When autism was first “discovered”, many did not fully understand what it really was. Hollywood, however, still included characters with this condition. This often led to the distorted depiction of Asperger syndrome in fictional characters, especially because very little research was done. This is the case with Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the…