Gender Stereotypes In Shakespeare's Othello

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In conclusion, the genders in Shakespeare’s play, Othello, misperceive each other due to generalizations created by their strongly implemented values and often times this can lead to fatalities. The sharp distinctions between men and women are strongly influenced by their values and beliefs, and as a result the men underestimate the women and the women overestimate the men. Iago underestimated his wife and Desdemona overestimated her husband, which not only led to the deaths of their loved ones, but the deaths of themselves as well. Strictly enforced morals create narrow mindsets that hinder the ability for humans to understand and connect with one
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