Othello Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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How does Othello's character change throughout the play?

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Unfortunately, Othello's character development over the course of the play traces a tragic fall from grace. 

Othello begins the play as a successful African general in the defense forces of Venice. Although he is separated from his colleagues by the color of his skin, he is still respected and considered a man of both courage and good professional judgment.

Unfortunately, Othello's outsider status leaves him vulnerable; his...

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