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Essay | Individual Change and Growth in Three Works of Literature

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Individual Change and Growth in Three Works of Literature

Summary: The process of individual growth and change in characters in William Shakespeare's "Othello," the short story "Sky High" by Hannah Roberts, and the film "Pleasantville." Changes often follow motivations driven by emotions, feelings and insecurities. These are often played upon by others trying to manipulate us.
Change is inevitable, it constantly surrounds us. An individual's context is constantly changing and as a response to this, we change - wether it be our behaviour, beliefs, attitudes or perspectives. Personal changes such as these definitely impact upon the individual. The extent of these impacts varies, as does the reasons for change and the individual's reactions. The texts which I feel best illustrate these aspects of change are: Shakespeare's `Othello', the short story `Sky High' by Hannah Roberts and the film `Pleasantville', directed by Gary Ross.

Shakespeare's `Othello' illustrates how strong emotions, feelings and insecurities - all of the "things" within us can cause a change. Othello's perspective of Desdemona changes - due to Iago, who plays upon Othello's insecurities of being a black outsider to highly structured Venetian society and way of life. Before his demise, Othello was a...

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