A Comparison between Othello and The Trial Essay
In the same way that the concept innocence and arrogance appear at cross-purposes, a comparison between "Othello" by William Shakespeare and " The Trial " by Franz Kafka at first sight appears contradictory. On closer analysis however, both these terms and these two works can be shown to have demonstrated the same inseparable idea.
The philosophy of both times introduces the ideas. And it gives us an understanding of why they thought that way and to make us understand the writer's work better. Shakespeare birthed in the Renaissance period in the 1600's. At that time England was dominated by Anglicanism-King Henry the eighth replaced the Pope-so the king or the queen has all the …show more content…
Kafka always referred to the unknown power. He believed he always believed in something! But he didn't know what it was or he wasn't sure about it, whether to call it God or not, but he believed there was a power beyond mankind. In Kafka's works he searched for understanding and reason and tried to find a solution for that power. Relating to the "The trial" that power "The unknown power" is the court, because it is obvious. It seems to be everywhere,