toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books

Othello

used in a sentence
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy (c. 1604)
  • Othello is renowned amongst literary scholars for its portrayal of jealousy.
Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • Othello was a general in the Venetian military.
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • Othello is believed to have been written in 1603 based upon a story written in 1565.
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • That which overwhelmed Othello glides innocuous over Candide.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • I'm lounging on my bedroll reading Othello and Walter is on his cot reading Wordsworth.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • But Othello did not begin hiding, spying, peeping.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • The New York Tribune called him "a bold and courageous man reminiscent of Othello, proud, intelligent-looking, and of noble bearing."
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • From its hiding-place he took out his mouse-nibbled volume, turned with religious care its stained and crumbled pages, and began to read Othello.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • "Can you imagine," said Monte Cristo, "some Othello or Abbe de Ganges, one stormy, dark night, descending these stairs step by step, carrying a load, which he wishes to hide from the sight of man, if not from God?"
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • We might perhaps have most of Othello; and a good deal of Antony; but no Caesar, no Brutus, no Hamlet, no Lear, no Jaques—literature would be incredibly impoverished, as indeed literature is impoverished beyond our counting by the doors that have been shut upon women.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • Neither Hamlet, nor Macbeth, nor Othello, nor Douglas, nor The Gamester, presented anything that could satisfy even the tragedians; and The Rivals, The School for Scandal, Wheel of Fortune, Heir at Law, and a long et cetera, were successively dismissed with yet warmer objections.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  •   Had I the choice to tally greatest bards,
      To limn their portraits, stately, beautiful, and emulate at will,
      Homer with all his wars and warriors—Hector, Achilles, Ajax,
      Or Shakespeare's woe-entangled Hamlet, Lear, Othello—Tennyson's fair ladies,
      Metre or wit the best, or choice conceit to wield in perfect rhyme, delight of singers;
      These, these, O sea, all these I'd gladly barter,
      Would you the undulation of one wave, its trick to me transfer,
      Or breathe one breath of yours upon my verse,
      And leave its odor there.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • All the tonic effects of murdering Desdemona and being murdered by Othello, without any of the inconveniences.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • Don't you remember what Othello said?
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = main character of Shakespeare's tragedy by the same name
  • For the same reason as we don't give them Othello: they're old; they're about God hundreds of years ago.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • Because, if it were really like Othello nobody could understand it, however new it might be.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • And if were new, it couldn't possibly be like Othello.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • "All the same," he insisted obstinately, "Othello's good,"
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • Because our world is not the same as Othello's world.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy
  • And now expecting them to understand Othello!
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
Othello = Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticleExcerpt from the BookSparkNotes ContentsAmazon Customer Reviews
Search for other examples by interest
InterestSource
General — Google News®
General — Time® Magazine
General — Wikipedia®
Architecture — Google® books - Architecture
Business — Bloomberg®
Business — The Economist®
Classic Literature — Google® books - Classical Literature
Engineering — Google® books - Engineering
Engineering — Popular Mechanics®
Engineering — Discover Magazine®
Fine Arts & Music — Google® books - Art
History — Google® books - History
Human Behavior — Google® books - Psychology
Human Behavior — Psychology Today®
Law — FindLaw®
Law — Google® books - Law
Logic & Reasoning — Google® books - Reasoning
Medicine — Web MD®
Medicine — Google® books - Medicine
Nature & Ecology — National Geographic®
Nature & Ecology — Google® books - Nature
Personal Finance — Kiplinger® (Personal Finance)
Philosophy — Google® books - Philosophy
Public Policy & Politics — Newsweek®
Public Policy & Politics — Real Clear Politics®
Public Policy & Politics — Google® books - Politics
Religion & Spirtuality — Google® books - Religion
Religion - Christianity — Bible Gateway®
Religion - Christianity — Google® books - Christianity
Science — Popular Science®
Science — Scientific American®
Science — Google® books - Science
Sports — Sports Illustrated®