Review | Othello by Shakespeare

Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. It is a tragic story about how a human mind can be manipulated to its devastation. Othello is a general in the service of Venice, and he elopes with Desdemona, the senator’s daughter. Iago is Othello’s friend, who is incredibly jealous of Michael Cassio as he is promoted to the position of personal lieutenant by Othello. So … Continue reading Review | Othello by Shakespeare

Review | The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare

Shylock. A name I have been hearing long before I read The Merchant of Venice. The trial scene in this play holds strong dramatic importance and the argument made is one of the strongest arguments made in literature. But surprisingly I never knew that it was a woman who made this argument. Shakespeare’s world was a world dominated by men so he used his wit … Continue reading Review | The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare

Review | Twelfth Night by Shakespeare

#QOTD – Are you guilty of gender biasness and stereotyping? Biasness and stereotyping is something that most of us do it unconsciously or sometimes consciously. We try not to do it but are we always successful? I have rejected pink because it is a girl’s colour. I have judged my husband when I saw that he couldn’t open a jar lid, whereas I could. I … Continue reading Review | Twelfth Night by Shakespeare

Reflections | Macbeth by Jo Nesbo

#QOTD – Do you enjoy classic retellings? The first time I read Shakespeare was back in grade 9. Macbeth was a part of my syllabus. Before I started with the text, I was very skeptical as to whether I am even capable to understand Shakespeare. But well I loved it. Last year (when we could go to the bookstores), I spotted this book and I … Continue reading Reflections | Macbeth by Jo Nesbo