Othello - Nghia1 Nghia Nguyen English 200 April 23th 2009...

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Nghia 1 Nghia Nguyen English 200 April 23 th 2009 Othello, a tragic hero: Hero, also villain Shakespeare’s characters are always common but unique. Othello is such one, as Shakespeare also uses to name his play. Othello is a tragic hero, as he disintegrates from a great leader to a murderer, He kills his wife, his lover, his faithful Desdemona, whom he believes that:"My life upon her faith!" (Othello 1.3) In first act, Othello experiences many good things that one man can dream of. Shakespeare portrays him as honor character. He’s a leader, he marries with the woman he loves, he’s honest and calm. When Brabantio blames on him for stealing his daughter, Othello tells his story and wisely when he decides to let Desdemona speak for him, he shows his confident by putting his life upon Desdemona:” And let her speak of me before her father./Not only take away, but let your sentence/Even fall upon my life.” (Othello 1.3) Throughout act 1 and act 2, he maintains his calm, confident, and justice. He bravely win the battle, he shows justice by dismissing Cassio from service when Cassio fails in his duties by saying that, " Cassio, I love
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2010 for the course POLITICAL PS260 taught by Professor Craigcobane during the Spring '10 term at Uni. Iceland.

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