Othello Act 1 Summary

Othello and Desdemona are featured in the first act and consist of 3 scenes. In the middle of the night, a young and attractive Venetian noblewoman, Desdemona, unexpectedly encounters Othello, the Moor of Venice. Iago and Roderigo inform Desdemona’s father about the meeting at the same time, anticipating that the Venice senator would bring an end to their relation.

Essay: Guns, Germs and Steel

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The author Jared Diamond in the book Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies writes that the alternative title for his book would probably be a short history about everyone for the last 13,000 years. This topic will explain the author’s main argument as well as cite a passage where he states his points clearly. We will also give two proximate and two ultimate factors to support his claims, ending with an evaluation of his main argument.

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Essay: Flaws in the Science Fiction Genre

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If there is one flaw in the genre, it is that with the increased sophistication shown by movie going audiences around the world making such films today with a limited budget is extremely difficult and more than unlikely. The previously mentioned film District 9 had a budget of 30 million dollars; though it is true the film was heavy in effects and according to the results, used the money quite wisely (Lee). The costs of making such films today have become astronomical and do not provide openings for every filmmaker. Additionally, due to the change in audience taste Science fiction films are not as popular as they once were. Gone are the days of Star Wars when special effects could keep movie goers in their seats. It takes a lot more to keep today’s movie goers in their seats and entertained.

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