Choosing Fate Over Destiny in Othello and the Epic of Gilgamesh

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Choosing Fate Over Destiny
Inside the story of Othello and the Epic of Gilgamesh, the leading characters fought with concept of handling fate and destiny. Destiny is a predestined sequence of events believed to be a tempting authority. The anticipated outcome of normal development is Fate. Rulers of their times were regularly entertained and awarded with anything their heart’s desired. They had the authority to merely direct their ranks of power to get what they pleased when troubles and disputes arose. Gilgamesh and Othello wrestled the idea of what they were ordained to experience and believed by changing their fate they possibly will change their destiny.
Othello commanded his fate in multiple sets of circumstances. Othello’s initial commanded fate occurred when he took Desdemona from her father, Brabantio, to marry her. Instead of doing what was expected of him to Brabantio, Othello, who was General of Brabantio’s army at the time,…

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