Fate, Hubris, and Truth: The Downfall of Oedipus and Othello

I wrote this college paper in 2013 in my sophomore year. Originally posted on Academia.edu.   Fate, Hubris, and Truth: The Downfall of Oedipus and Othello by Corey Olszewski The tragedy of Oedipus and Othello’s fates lies in their search for truth and their personal excesses of pride. However noble their efforts, however honorable their reasons, their excessive pride blinds them to the truth of reality in favor of the truths that they wish to be. Oedipus and Othello share many of the same qualities. Both are men of high esteem in their worlds; one is a king, and the … Continue reading Fate, Hubris, and Truth: The Downfall of Oedipus and Othello