Briana Ruiz. Ms. Milliner . Ees21Qh-03. January 20Th, 2017.
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January 20th, 2017
In Othello by WIlliam Shakespeare, we follow the life of an African American male, who is the lead commander of Cyprus military unit. He was a very respected man and soldier though unbeknownst to him, was a victim of a spiralling love tragedy. Iago, his ancient who acts as his trusted friend, secretly despises him due to not being promoted to Othello’s personal lieutenant, leading him to commit a murder most foul. Moving along we are informed of Othello’s relationship with the daughter of Brabantio, a rich important figure in Venice, a senate, who learns of the secret relationship and tries to separate the two, believing that she was bewitched. Desdemona lets it be…show more content…
Such as the novel Milkweed, the flower in this story is a growth mindset, as despite the challenging environment that is not suitable for plant life, this flower overcame this and grew out of the concrete, displaying the true meaning of growth, and the growth mindset. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that these ideas are incorporated in various literature, and are shown in Othello and Brabantio.
After publicly sharing their love and deep devotion for each other, Othello goes to prove his fixed mindset as he succumbs to the lies told by his trusted friend Iago that his wife Desdemona was cheating on him, which causes him to fall into the realm of self doubt. Throughout Act 3 scene 2 of the play, it is here where Desdemona vows to do what she can to convince Othello to appoint Cassio back to his position as lieutenant. Though Iago takes this opportunity to introduce the idea that Desdemona is cheating on Othello with Cassio which is the reason that she is so fixed on convincing him to have Cassio as his lieutenant once more. When left alone in his chambers to think of the astonishing news Othello remarks to himself, “ This fellow exceeding honesty,/And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit/Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard,/Though that her jesses were my dear heartstrings,/I’d whistle her off and let her down the wind to prey at fortune. Haply for I am black/And have not those soft parts of conversation that chamberers have, or for I am declined…” ( Act