Love And Doom In Othello

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William Shakespeare has written many famous plays and known for his tragedies. Othello is about two lovers who let jealousy and innocence get in the way. Like most tragedies, they always end with a death and this one sadly end’s with Othello killing his wife. The destine lovers relationship is doom from the beginning. To have a doomed relationship, it means to have faith working against you from the beginning, which clearly happens in Othello. Othello and Desdemona’s relationship is doom from the start by their differences, Desdemona’s innocence. and Brabantio’s views on their partnership. Othello and Desdemona is doom by their differences in their relationship. “Desdemona fits her era 's notion of feminine virtue in being chaste, kind, and…show more content…
Brabantio views on Othello and Desdemona’s relationship were quite different from his daughters. “Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see: She has deceiv’d her father and may thee” (Shakespeare.1.3.289-290). Brabantio says this quote to Othello saying that she deceives her father by being with the Moor, so why wouldn’t she deceive him as well. Brabantio didn’t approve of the relationship because he is the Moor and this is racist. This is heartbreaking because he was friendly to Othello and welcoming him into his home until he finds out he was sleeping with his daughter. He saw their relationship as unnatural for having different ethnicities. “When Brabantio himself comes to court in an effort to reclaim his runaway daughter, he accuses Othello of having ensnared Desdemona "in chains of magic" (1.2.63) rather than having genuinely won her heart” (Pettigrew). In this quote, Brabantio is telling the duke his claims of Othello bewitching his daughter and using magic to win her love instead of her genuinely falling in love with him. Not only is Brabantio racist but he’s also a misogynist. He’s seeing his daughter as an object that can be stolen. Brabantio creates evil between the lovers from the beginning by being racist and a

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