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    I have a piece of coursework on Othello which must be handed in in just over 2 weeks. I'm really struggling for ideas on what my coursework should be on but it has to be around 1500 words. If I do a creative piece, it must be handed in with a commentary. Whatever I do, I must make sure I talk about the characters as constructs rather than any people. Does anyone have any good ideas on what I should do my coursework on?
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      Never do a creative piece. I did it last year and it's absolute bull****. Just stick with the conventional essay and mroe to the point, one piece is easier than two seperate pieces.
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      Yeah, I think I'll stick to a conventional piece but I'm completely devoid of ideas :\

      I was supposed to do a re-creative piece on Arthur Miller's The Crucible ended up doing a conventional essay because it was just too hard. Re writing Shakespeare in my opinion would be worse.

      I also did Othello for my courework, we had a few essay titles given to us but I made mine up myself.

      I'd start by picking a theme or character you could write about most, who intrests you? or who do you hate? Then think about why you could write so much on them, check websites like sparknotes and shmoop, they have great summaries on characters and themes that might help you think.

      I chose Desdemona and I argued about whether she was a victim or not but that was just because she interested me the most. Some people wrote about Iago, and some about Othello, just make sure you choose someone your interested in, 1500 words is easy once you get started. Hope that helps!
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