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    spine. The implied meanings of the Bahamas billboard create responses that contribute to the desire of people wanting to make a trip there. There are many meanings that are implied in the billboard such as the literal and figurative meanings. Ethos, pathos and logos offer persuasion in the billboard as well. A literal meaning is the primary or strict definition of a word. On the other hand, a figurative meaning involves a figure of speech and is usually metamorphic. The literal meaning of the billboard

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    Pathos The internet is pervasive in all element of U.S. life and has few, if any, restrictions for its usage. This element is often forgotten, but the first picture provided this week, is that of a Teddy Bear that is “shedding its skin”; which based on the statement “Children can learn many things on the internet” infers to the viewer that the Teddy Bear is stripping in a sexual nature. It is hard to look at the picture, initially being offended, but the advertising campaign is effective in that

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    Clearly, Othello is guilty of misplaced trust--he believes a man whom he didn't feel was fit for the lieutenancy over his wife, and as you note, many factors contribute to the tragedy of the play. Ultimately, though, Othello is responsible for his own actions and is therefore at fault. While Othello does exercise poor judgment in whom to believe (especially for an experienced military leader), he deserves less blame for his downfall. He is a product of a prejudiced society, a society which uses

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    Ambivalence of Human Nature Othello—one of Shakespeare’s more dreadful tragedies, tragedy of an un-heroic egotistical fool, a tragedy that shows how both good and evil are summed up within a person and how manipulation and ambivalence are stronger than love and logic together. The play opens with Othello and Desdemona, a newlywed couple in Venice and Iago, a man jealous and envious of Othello and his newly appointed lieutenant Cassio. In his jealousy, Iago destroys not only Othello and Cassio but virtually

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    Name: Leslie Sham Course: Eng4u Teacher: Mr. P. Emond Due Date: 16th Dec, 2009 Analytical Essay Othello is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, he wrote this masterpiece in 1603. The play mainly revolves around four central characters: Othello, the Moorish general in the Venetian army; his wife, Desdemona; his lieutenant, Cassio and his ancient, Iago. In this play, by not showing Othello at the beginning of the first scene, Shakespeare creates an uncomfortable feeling to the story. Furthermore

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    Yahaira Rosario Comp. II Othello Essay November 2, 2012 Old Black Ram Othello one of many of the great works of William Shakespeare and a very interesting piece of English literature considering it was written in the sixteenth century. It is the epic tale of a moor that is brought to Venice and serves as a general for the Italian army, though it is his private life away from worldly affairs which is much more interesting. Othello marries the daughter of a wealthy lord by the name of Brabantio

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    A Drama Analysis of Williams Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ Othello: Insecurity and Jealousy Shakespeare’s, Othello, is witness that everyone, no matter their cast in society, can become vulnerable when they are brought to doubt their sense of self. As a person matures and reaches the level of adulthood, they take on many different types of responsibilities as a functioning part of society. Society characterizes its members based on how effectively they deal with their responsibilities, and furthermore

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    OTHELLO In the tragedy Othello, written by Shakespeare in 1604, about a Moor named Othello who marries the beautiful Desdemona, causes much disdain and envy in the masses. A man named Iago deceives Othello and everyone else to manipulate for his own cause and jealousy and ultimately meets his doom when Iago’s wife spills the truth of Iago’s deceit. As Othello plays as the tragic hero, Iago plays out to be the villain, who is also very reminiscent of the devil. Iago reflects all that can be

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    Othello Research Paper Othello is quite an interesting tragedy; full of deception. The Moor, also known s Othello is the undisputed “hero” of our story; but his heroics are no match for the sly antagonism of the character Iago. Iago is a bitter, crafty mind that uses his political prowess and friendly swagger to deceive his victims. Desdemona has her innocence used against her and exposed for a weakness as she is blinded by what’s right in front of her. The Moor, also known as Othello

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    of Emotion in Othello Emotions can alter people’s decisions and how they would view a situation. Throughout William Shakespeare’s play, Othello, many characters are persuaded by their emotions and act according to their feelings. This action can bring even the noblest of characters to their weakest point. Jealously and fear of the unknown is one of Othello’s biggest weaknesses. This is seen throughout the novel as Iago tries to take advantage of these qualities and strip Othello of his ranking

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    In the play Othello, by Shakespeare, Othello does not investigate Iago’s accusations of Desdemona. Othello has known Iago longer then Desdemona, in which it can be assumed that Othello has a great trust in Iago over his wife. This trust could be the devastation of Othello believing Iago word over his wife Desdemona when accused of being unfaithful with Cassio. Iago always shows Othello his trust by making Othello believe that he is there for him. Iago does not only play with Othello’s mind by talking

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    The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1603, and based on the Italian short story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army; his wife, Desdemona; his lieutenant, Cassio; and his trusted ensign, Iago. Because of its varied and current themes of racism, love

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    also fully realise the extent of their own contribution to the disaster. In ‘Othello’, there are many examples of his heroic status, for instance, the many compliments he receives from various characters show that he himself is an admirable character and shows his great personality not only as a person, but as an officer too, and shows that he is possible of heroic status. Othello tells us that Brabantio; ‘…loved [Othello], oft invited [him],

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    Othello: Pathos

    Shakespeare has used pathos in vast ways to support character development and to build the readers or audiences’ relationship with the characters. Shakespeare makes his readers feel sympathy for certain characters by the way the antagonist treats them. In Othello, Iago used Roderigo, tricked Othello, and mistreated the female characters in the play. Iago helps develop the theme of jealousy throughout the play by exploiting some of the major characters. The truths about some characters are shown

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    others. In Shakespeare’s ‘Othello,’ and the film, “To Sir with Love,” the identities of the key characters are shown to be a constitute of such circumstances with a particular focus on the influence of relationships. In Shakespeare’s ‘Othello,’ the discriminative attitude of Venetian society towards people of black ethnicity is presented as a significant influential factor in the shaping of Othello’s identity. This is explored through the use language in which Othello is repeatedly referred to

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    Literature Paper 3: Othello How are conflicts between the individual and society presented in the play, Othello? In drama terms, the definition of conflict is the opposition between characters or forces that motivates or structure the action of the plot. In Othello, the conflicts between the individual and society are manifested through the conflicts between friends and enemies, Othello’s inner conflict, cultural and racial disparities which lead to racial discrimination. In this play, society

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    othello Alicia White Enter Cassio, Lieutenant to Othello, in Love with Desdemona (Wife of Othello) who has a liking for the demon Drink and the difficulties that occur when it is mixed with the truth. Included in this paper are the characters: Desdemona, Iago, Delgado and Brabantio Father to Desdemona). othel Othello Truth or consequences I HAVE CHOSEN TO WRITE MY TERM PAPER ON THE Play “Othello”, written by William Shakespeare. I want to discuss honesty and the problem of drink

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    Compare & Contrast Othello and “O” Despite working with low-budget and a small crew, Orson Welles makes his Othello interesting and memorable through several techniques. He generates a sense of suspense by placing the final scene in the beginning of the movie. When translating play into film, he creatively rearranges the scenes while keeping the text intact and shoots from odd angles to produce interesting lighting and shadows. Even though some of the characters in the film do not quite

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    Shakespeare’s plays appear to focus mainly around a male dominant character and his conflicts which tend to deal with a woman in some plays. He is criticized for the portrayal of his novel. There are only three women in the play Othello. They are Desdemona, Emilia and Bianca. The behaviour of the women tends to present them strongly to reflect their ideological expectations within the Venetian society as well as the Elizabethan society. The women are expected to unselfishly devote their lives to

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    Hart 25 march 2014 My Personal “Othello” I identified with, Shakespeare’s Othello, a black man from North Africa who has traveled the world, been sold into slavery, escapes slavery and becomes a military commander of the Venetian military a guard to a powerful Italian city-state. His status in Venice is very confounded – he's both an insider and an outsider. On the one hand, he is a Christian and experienced military leader,

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    Othello: Revenge

    Othello Essay: Revenge Othello is a play written by William Shakespeare. It is a tragedy taking place during the sixteenth century, during the wars between Turkey and Venice. This play consists of two protagonists, General Othello and Iago. Othello’s true love is Desdemona. In spite of their differences in race and familiarity they marry and decide to spend the rest of their lives faithful and committed to each other. With a love so strong one would think that nothing could ever come between them

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    Othello, by Shakespeare, is most recognizable for the brilliant villain, Iago. While Othello is likeable, though thinly developed, the reader develops a sense of awe as Iago’s plan comes to fruition throughout the text. Iago, being a Machiavel, does not hold any inhibitions or stops to accomplish his goal, while Othello is doubtful and wavers quite a bit. The betrayal of Iago’s plot is rife with planning and cunning, and certainly drives the plot forward. Yet, there is a betrayal of Othello that

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    Here he comes. Enter Cassio. As he shall smile, Othello shall go mad, And his unbookish jealousy must construe Poor Cassio’s smiles, gestures, and light behaviors Quite in the wrong.—How do you, lieutenant? 105 2) Iago explains how he will fool Othello into thinking that Cassio is sleeping with Desdemona in Act IV Scene I lines 95-105 using a. Repetition b. Antithesis c. Polysydeton d. Parallelism e. Simile OTHELLO  Hang her, I do but say what she is! So 189 delicate

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    in a helpful direction. This is how language can be used to manipulate meaning and intent and is shown clearly through William Shakespeare’s characters in the play, ‘Othello’. Language can be used against an individual to cause suffering and pain. This is through the manipulation of meaning and intent. In Shakespeare’s play ‘Othello’, Iago who is the main villain in the film uses his manipulative language to deceive other characters in such a way that it makes him both a powerful and persuasive

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    Racism in Othello

    Racism in Othello Othello, by William Shakespeare, is a tragedy that tells that story of what happens to a man named Othello after he marries a woman named Desdemona. Othello is a black man, known throughout the play as a Moor and he marries the daughter of a white Venetian Senator. One of the most critical themes of the play is race. While racism is a reoccurring theme throughout the play, the play itself is not racist. The main character is a black man and the evil villain is white. Shakespeare

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    Films based on tragedies like Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet etc., have got very good response by the audience on the silver screen. In Bollywood also many directors adopted the work of Shakespeare. But Vishal Bhardwaj through his films showed that he is the true fan of Shakespeare and knows well how to do justice with the work of such a big writer on silver screen. His film Maqbool (2003) based on Macbeth, and Omkara (2006) based on Othello left very remarkable impression on

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    English 1020 5, May 2014 The Green Fire of Jealousy In the story Othello by William Shakespeare jealousy rears her ugly head at every aspect of the characters’ lives. Right from the beginning when Roderigo is envious of Othello from his wishes to court with Desdemona, and to the end of the play, when Othello is manic with envy because he believes Cassio and Desdemona have been engaging in an affair. Some characters’ jealousy is fashioned by other characters. Iago is involved in much of this

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    Crocco and Morgan Eddleston Mrs. Russell Advanced composition October 1, 2014 In The Tragedy of Othello, the character Emelia is oblivious to the fact that her husband, Iago, is a nefarious and jealous man who has wronged Othello and many of the other characters in the play. Towards the end of the play, she encounters an epiphany in which she realizes that her husband has deceived Othello and convinced him that his wife, Desdamona, has been unfaithful and disloyal. In the play Emelia does

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    Nakee Mayes English46A Professor Roberts 6 November 2014 Othello William Shakespeare`s Othello is a play set in Venice. The plot is based on a story about two people who love each other dearly and the problems and conflicts they face from the start. The conflicts are, for the most part, tied in with racial issues and questions of race and loyalty. These conflicts stem from the society around the couple, as well as from the couple themselves as they too are part of this society,

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    Aristotle’s concept of a tragic hero “William Shakespeare’s “Othello” the Moore of Venice Tragedies frequently focus on a tragic hero that has a flaw that ultimately leads to his downfall. According to Aristotle, the tragic flaw is the most important part of the hero and the events that occur in the work is a reflection of that flaw. A tragic flaw is essential in a true tragedy. In William Shakespeare’s Othello, Othello is a prime example of an Aristotelian tragic hero. His gullibility

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    Name Course code Tutor’s name Date Othello Othello is one of the great works of Shakespeare that has intriguing experiences. Othello explores different aspects of life but the most interesting one is the aspect of jealous entangled with love. The characters act in very interesting ways that leave anyone reading the book to be always curious of what happens next. The way women have been presented in the play is a clear indication of how patriarchy had taken root in the society at that time

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    Andrea Barba Mike McLane ENGL 2450 31 March 2015 Racism Affects in Desdemona & Othello’s Relationship In Othello by William Shakespeare, it can be observed that even though Othello appears to be of good nature, his race affects how some of the other characters behave towards him. Othello’s race affects how the play develops, especially in regards to his relationship with Desdemona. While the Venetians do not appear to have any issue with having a black high ranking soldier, some do appear

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    OTHELLO’S FOCUS ON RACISM The play, Othello, by Shakespeare is a tragic play that reveals that racism played a part in why various incidents happened throughout the story. Throughout the play, there are a few cases in which Othello seems to recognize and comment on his differences from those around him. Othello is very humble and doesn’t pretend to “act” like a pompous figure and states, “Rude am I in speech,/And little blessed with the soft phrase of speech” (I.iii.81-82). This humility defines

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    Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Racism in Othello Once or twice in a lifetime, individuals go through the ordeal of racism or being alienated; in the play by William Shakespeare, Othello, the young man Othello has served the city of Venice in a number of ways ranging from emerging victorious in the wars he fought to providing other services to the same city. At the time the play was being written in the 17th century, the minority groups were considered nonentities

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    Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Racism in Othello Once or twice in a lifetime, individuals go through the ordeal of racism or being alienated; in the play by William Shakespeare, Othello, the young man Othello has served the city of Venice in a number of ways ranging from emerging victorious in the wars he fought to providing other services to the same city. At the time the play was being written in the 17th century, the minority groups were considered nonentities

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    Othello 1. a. Point of attack: A rich man, Roderigo has been trying to win a woman Desdemona, but he finds out she has recently married Othello, who has just gain the position of lieutenant that Roderigo’s friend was in the running for. Roderigo and Iago seek out Desdemona’s father and tell him that his daughter has been forced to married Othello. b. Exposition: When Brabanzio finds out his daughter is missing he gathers people to go out and find Othello. When he finds him

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    Othello Notes Reputation/Honour Importance of the theme of Reputation / Honour in Othello: The significant theme of reputation and honour is portrayed frequently throughout the novel Othello. Many of the characters in the novel carefully consider the consequences of their thoughts and actions in regards to their reputation and honour, making sure that they appear noble even when their actions are irrational and selfish. Such an example is shown when Iago appears to be simply stating the obvious

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    he uses Iago as a confidante (I.i.2-3). Does Iago share the same kind of feeling? As far as Roderigo knows, Iago is his friend, but Iago reveals his manipulative nature in this first scene. Iago trusts Roderigo with the knowledge that he serves Othello only to achieve his own goals. It is thus ironic that after Iago's lengthy confession of duplicity, Roderigo still does not suspect anything untoward in his request. Appearance vs. reality is a crucial theme in Iago's story; throughout the play, he

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    Othello “You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become a villain” is a famous quote that was said in the Dark Night movie. This couldn’t be truer when it comes to the story of Othello by William Shakespeare. Othello is the newly appointed general of the army of Venice. He is a powerful and respected figure in Venice even though he is not a native of the country. Although, Othello is powerful he is very trusting of those people around him. Iago, the villain of the story, takes

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    Othello as a Tragic Hero William Shakespeare's famous tragedy Othello, the Moor of is arguably one of the finest, if not the finest, tragedies in the literary history of Western civilization. This paper discusses Othello as a tragic hero and compares him to Aristotle's concept of what a tragic hero actually is. First, we need to understand the characteristics of a so-called tragic hero as defined by the Greek critic, Aristotle. He indicates that a tragic hero must have these characteristics: (1)

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    Drama Essay “Othello, the Moor of Venice” Jami Bruno Liberty University In the drama “Othello, the Moor of Venice”, written by Shakespeare around 1604, we find Othello in a downfall that was fed by a villain named Iago. Othello soon becomes the tragic hero of this story. Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero is “someone who is a noble soul, from high estates, and has a downfall in the result of his hamartia or tragic flaw” (Kennedy, & Gioia, 2007). Othello is easily persuaded with

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    Othello Stefanie Hayward Ms. Estabrooks ENG3U May 11, 2015 Betrayal is one of the significant themes in the book Othello. Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations. Iago shows this betrayal in the book to many different characters. He shows this by being manipulative in making Othello believe that

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    Elyse Carbajal ENGL 102 Professor Falwell 11/02/2015 Research Paper Othello Othello is a famous tragedy written by William Shakespeare as a Tragic Hero. The Moor is arguably one of the finest, if not the finest, tragedies in the literary history of the Western Civilization. In this paper I will discuss Othello as a tragic hero and compare his to Aristotle’s concept of what a tragic hero is actually is. The characteristic of a tragic hero is defined by the Greek critic, is determined by

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    The Mind of Iago Thesis: Othello is a story of love, trust, distrust, hate, jealousy, envy and many other emotions. While the name of the story is Othello, Othello has little to do with the plot of the story. One could even argue that the name of the story should have been named Iago instead of Othello. The motivation, thoughts, and actions of Iago are what truly make up the play Othello. I. Iago is responsible for most of the tragic events in Othello due to him having to cover up his tracks

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    between a husband and a wife. Othello is a tragic hero whose jealousy caused his downfall. Although Othello is a foreigner, he became the general of the Venetian army due to his courage, intelligence and his leadership skills. His love for Desdemona caused him to be easily manipulated by Iago. Othello’s fatal flaw is his jealousy. In order for Othello’s downfall Iago must plant the seed of jealousy where there is none. The flame that ignited his downfall was Othello choosing Cassio as his lieutenant

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    Explore the significance of the aspects of dramatic tragedy in the following passage in relation to the play as a whole. In this particular scene of the Shakespeare’s tragedy, Othello, Desdemona is waiting for the arrival of her husband and is with Iago and his wife Emilia. It can be argued that Desdemona is bold in this scene and that this is the foreshadowing of Iago’s plan. At the beginning of this passage Desdemona is provoking Iago by saying “What wouldst write of me, if thou shouldst praise

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    Othello Is Responsible for His Own demise. Othello is a play written by William Shakespeare. Othello is the character the play is named after and is therefore the main character. The play describes how Othello is lead to believe that his wife has been unfaithful to him. This treacherous act is the work of the villain, Iago. However, as we are about to study, his demise is might be his own doing. Othello by William Shakespeare. In the play, the main character is portrayed as too trusting and

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    expected to marry. This unruly outsider is a black man by the name of Othello. In the beginning of the play, Desdemona was a strong woman who defied traditional beliefs, but as the story continues, her strength is weakened, and her relationship with her husband falls apart. This is due to the fact that a man named Iago told lies to Othello about Desdemona’s faithfulness simply because he wanted to ruin their marriage. Othello is insecure about being an outsider and chooses to believe Iago's report

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    the characters of his play Othello, the story of an interracial marriage destroyed by manipulation. In this tragedy, the title character Othello falls from his status as a respected, even glorified, leader to an incredulous murderer, while his “friend” Iago thrives on Othello’s downfall. Shakespeare’s original script illustrates Othello’s vulnerability and destruction quite obviously, while more modern interpretations take a vaguer approach. The 1995 feature film Othello and the video adaption of

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    Othello - An Aristotelian Tragedy When distinguishing the characteristics of an Aristotelian tragedy, Aristotle writes that there are certain qualities that define Othello as a tragic hero. These qualities include; 1. Must come from nobility, the protagonist must fall from power and from happiness. 2. Hamartia which is the tragic hero is fallible, and his downfall is the result. Whatever the characters' fatal weakness is that brings him to a bad end. 3.Peropeteia which is a reversal of fortune

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