Othello Essay | Othello: a Tragic Hero or Not?

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Othello: a Tragic Hero or Not?

Summary: This essay explains why Othello fits the description of a tragic hero.
A tragic hero can be described as one who is responsible for his or her own fate, meets a tragic death, falls from a great or high position, has a tragic flaw, and is bound to make an unwise judgment. Indeed, Othello is a victim to all of these descriptions. He meets a tragic death when he kills himself, unable to face the revolting truth of misperception. He falls from a very high military position as general of Cyprus. He also makes an unwise judgment when he believes Desdemona is being unfaithful. Last, but not least, Othello has a tragic flaw, which is being too trustworthy, naïve, and gullible.

Othello is a Moor with a high military position in Venice. Despite the fact that he is the only Moor in Venice, he is honored and respected by most of the people. Iago, the...

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