William Shakespeare 's Othello And Cask Of The Amontillado Essay

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Brent Weeks stated, " I think that fiction is an excellent place for us to struggle with question of good and evil and humanity and inhumanity." Throughout time the words good vs. evil always have an affect on history. Why do humans battle good and evil? In fiction we read of some of the most famous battles with good vs. evil. Two of the most classic stories that we read in this course are The Cask of the Amontillado, and Othello. Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare’s are two of most descriptive writers and both share the interest of good vs., evil.


Humanity is the quality of compassion and being kind, showing mercy and sympathy. This topic is very ironic because now we 're living in an inhumane world. Where is the compassion? In the stories of Othello and Cask of the Amontillado many of the characters struggle keeping humanity. Which lead to huge evil revenge and tragedy.
Inhuman is the quality of being cruel to other people. In fiction authors are allowed to present the good and evil, it balances out a great story if it is told that way. In Othello and Cask of Amontillado the two main characters that share the same characteristics are Iago, and Fortunato. The authors as cruel people describe these two stronger characters. They have no compassion.
Inhumanity: Othello
The Othello was story of tragedy; it was a constant battle of good vs. evil. In this story characteristics change, and a hero fall. William Shakespeare was a write that knew have to reveal…

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