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How Is Othello Respectful

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Othello carries himself well throughout all the situations he encounters always maintaining a level head and a respectful nature and words. Even though Barbantio is accusing Othello of stealing away Desdemona in a malicious way, Othello maintains a calm and respectful manner of speech and action. He manages to deliver his testimony whilst still speaking eloquently and without showing any offense towards his accusers. (I.III.91-97). Othello’s ability to remain calm and respectful throughout the entire ordeal with Barbantio demonstrates his qualities of being poised and polite. Also, Othello demonstrates a great value towards having good manners such as when how he addresses other powerful political and military figures, “Most potent, grave,
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