Blame in "Othello" Book Review by hicaliber

Blame in "Othello"
This paper focuses on Desdemona's role in the tragic events that occur in Shakespeare's "Othello."
# 94728 | 1,039 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 06, 2007 in Drama and Theater (English) , Literature (English) , English (Analysis) , Shakespeare (Othello)

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The paper takes a close look at Desdemona's character in Shakespeare's "Othello," showing that she is partially responsible for the tragic events that occur in the play. The author challenges the accepted view that Othello lead to his own downfall. The paper describes Desdemona as a naive victim and cites this naivete as preventing her from standing up to Othello, and leading to the plays tragic outcome.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Shakespeare, W. Othello. New York: Penguin, 1984.

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