Comparing O. J. Simpson And Othello

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Even though O.J. Simpson and Othello seem to be different, being that one is fictional and are from two distinctly different time periods, they actually have a lot in common. Obviously they are both men of color, but were also both in a position of power. Othello was a well respected Venetian general, who worked hard to get to his position. While O.J. was a famous football player who was on TV and in movies. Both men were in interracial marriages, Othello was married to Desdemona, who was considered to be “one of the most beautiful and virtuous in the land” (Hall). And O.J. was divorced from and had two kids with Nicole Brown Simpson. Both women were killed, one confirmed and one not proven, by their husband or ex-husband. Both men are extremely

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