Essay on William Shakespeare 's Othello And Othello

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Marriages and relationships are tough. Relationships take time, patience, and trust in order to with stand opposition from others. In William Shakespeare’s play Othello, Desdemona and Othello’s marriage is constantly on the rocks because of outside forces manipulating and causing chaos on their relationship. The impact of race, social position and the age differences causes Desdemona and Othello’s marriage to be strained and ending in with tragic event. The main cause of chaos and opposition of the marriage of Othello and Desdemona is the differences of race. A person’s race is one of the most important features that impact people’s lives negatively or positively. One is mistreated just by the color of their skin. In Othello’s case he is not mistreated until it has been brought to Brabantio’s attention that he has married his daughter, Desdemona. Othello is currently a general of armies of Venice. He has the respect of many of those around him. Even Brabantio admires him for his bravery; however, when the news of Desdemona sneaking out to marry Othello his admiration turns to hate. He feels as if he is being deceived and the marriage is a crime. Brabantio exclaims to Roderigo: Is it true an evil, gone she is is, And what’s to come of my despised time Is nought the bitterness, Now Roderigo, Where didst thou see her? – O unhappy girl!— With the Moor, say’st thou? – Who would be a Father?- How didst thou know ‘twas she? - O, she deceives me (1.1.158-63).…

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