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Desdemona Slaps Back

This is a recording of 1.3.208-218 from Shakespeare’s Othello. I am portraying Desdemona in this. I learned that tone, inflection, volume, pacing etc can change how the character appears to feel. For example, when I increased my volume and sharpened my tone, Desdemona appears to be angry. When I softened my tone and lowered my volume, Desdemona appears more desperate. From my performance, I learned how smart Desdemona is. When she uses her father’s marriage to prove her point, she has caught her father in a place where he help but agree with her.

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