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How is Pride a theme in Othello?


cassidy s #336258
Oct 24, 2013 2:27 PM

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How is Pride a theme in Othello?

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Oct 24, 2013 2:32 PM

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Especially important with regards to Othello; Othello is defensively proud of himself and his achievements, and especially proud of the honorable appearance he presents. The allegations of Desdemona's affair hurt his pride even more than they inflame his vanity and jealousy; he wants to appear powerful, accomplished, and moral at every possible instance, and when this is almost denied to him, his wounded pride becomes especially powerful.



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