OTHELLO : grit/mindset “I do not believe that any writer has ever exposed this bovarysme, the human will to see things as they are not, more clearly than Shakespeare (T.S. Eliot)”. Shakespeare used psychological traits to bring his work to life. in the play Othello uses grit and mindset to show people can be deceiving, untrustworthy, foolish and manipulative. Othello reflects how we let our thoughts consume us and how we let darkness and failure drive us to deceive our true selves.
Briana Ruiz Ms. Milliner EES21QH-03 January 20th, 2017 Final Paper 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
Duckworth a psychology professor and expert on Grit defines a growth mindset as people who believe their basic abilities, their intelligence, their talents, are just fixed traits. They believe they only have a certain amount of intelligence, so there goal then becomes to look smart all the time and not dumb. Fixed mindset people dread failure because it is negative and it has a big statement on their abilities to complete a task. While people with growth mindset don 't mind or fear failure as much because
are those with a fixed mindset and others with a growth mindset . Each of these mindset involve different personality and characteristics. This may create a different outlook on life, meaning different morals and actions. Which happens to come into play while reading shakespeare 's Othello. Most of the characters , maybe even all fit into either categories. Characters like Iago, Othello’s bearer, Desdemona , a venetian lady, Cassio Othello 's second in command and Othello Himself. Throughout the
Grit and Mindset in Shakespeare’s Play Othello Grit and mindset are major factors for attaining our goals and plays key roles in our daily lives. Grit is the attribute that permits us to endure even with test and to work harder long after a great many people would of quit. It 's the Rocky quality, the drive to continue going until you succeed. In an investigation of several understudies, youthful experts and West Point cadets Dr. Duckworth observed coarseness to be the main characteristic that
1/19/2016 Essay Shakespeare 's famous play of love turned bad by unfounded jealousy. His Othello also tells a sad story. The story begins in Venice with Iago, a soldier under Othello 's command arguing with a wealthy Venetian, Roderigo. Roderigo has paid Iago a considerable sum of money to spy on Othello for him, since he wishes to take Othello 's girlfriend, Desdemona as his own. The story to this as the main line, there have been