I have to write a news article on an event of the abuse of either Desdemona or Emilia, having a hard time picking one of the events to make a news article about. Suggestions please?
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Othello is pretty abusive to his Desdemona. His anger towards her is fueled by paranoia and chaos. If you examine Act 4 sc 2, Othello calls the innocent Desdemona a whore and a strumpet,
Are you not a strumpet?
No, as I am a Christian.
If to preserve this vessel for my lord
From any other foul unlawful touch
Be not to be a strumpet, I am none.
What, not a whore?