Othello is about as near as Shakespeare gets to classical tragedy. The Tragic Flaw A. Bradley saw Shakespearean tragedy characterized by the "tragic flaw," the internal imperfection in the hero that brings him down.
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The moor himself at sea and is in full commission here for Cyprus. The ship sailing into the harbor is from Verona. The purpose is to bring character to life by revealing their personalities and by showing what they are thinking and feeling as they react to other character. If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me.
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Iago urges Roderigo to continue his pursuit of Desdemona. He knows Senator Brabantio, Desdemona's father, will dislike having Othello as a son-in-law. So late at night, Iago [URL] Roderigo wake Brabantio and tell him the news of Desdemona.
Brabantio angrily summons the militia to arrest Othello. At that moment, officers arrive to summon Brabantio to an urgent meeting of the Senate.
He urges Roderigo to challenge Cassio to a duel that night, since as Iago claims Desdemona is actually falling in love with him. When the night comes, Iago gets Cassio drunk, and Roderigo incites his anger. Montano, the governor, is stabbed during his attempt to contain Cassio.
Othello is angered by the fight and blames Cassio, stripping him of his recently conferred officer status. When Cassio asks, Desdemona innocently agrees. With no reason to suspect Iago of bad intentions, Othello begins to watch his wife.
Othello becomes angry tragedy Desdemona cannot find the first gift a handkerchief he othello ever given her. Although logically the play covers an unspecified time lapse of, we presume, the or shakespeare othello, it proceeds, more or less, by major scenes through the hours shakespeare the william, starting in Venice with the elopement after analysis, the Senate meeting at dawn, then at Cyprus with the morning storm and afternoon landings and developments, the fateful drinking party in the early evening and the murder [MIXANCHOR] bed time.
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