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Othello as an Outsider
An analysis of Othello as being marginalized in Shakespeare's tragedy.
# 122925 | 500 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Shakespeare (Othello)

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This paper provides argues that Othello so readily listened to Iago's accusations regarding Desdemona because, despite being a hero on the battlefield, he becomes insecure due to his inexperience in love and his outsider status as a Moor in Venice.

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"There is a very simple explanation for why Othello listens to Iago's accusations about Desdemona. Othello is a great warrior on the battlefield and he has won the acclaim and appreciation of all Venetians for this military prowess. This opens the way for him to marry Desdemona, the daughter of the Duke of Venice. Yet despite his infiltration in Venetian society, Othello, a black Moor remains an outsider in Venice. Belittled for being from a different culture, Othello becomes insecure about his inexperienced efforts..."

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