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Responding

tojnjustice

ByZacharyDubois
always thefavorJshakespeare's

Thosethatgethurtbysomeone, endupreturning "oTHELtol'helpsto


denonsrrate ore dicroted : lt\

that,oftentineswhenindividuols p;leat/niusticekafrl*3fls�ls

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nificontbecouse
of thedc onbvsuchiniu
ore}6 unforqivobledueto thespreodinqof the

nirk)Ii^;C,

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,,. * g;."n#['"t,enindividuals inj@' mayactviolently


ri1r

"*il ur"duultaredealtinjusticesrthey orcauseharm 4'*ea)'5 tr \*,4.

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l--:'d"enr-.ii_ Enr

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'Whenindividualsarehurtbvtheonesthatthevloveorcarefor,theVmayseekjusticeand/Whenin
dividualsarehurtbytheonesthatthevloveorcarefor,theVmayseekjusticeand

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*;it" fh

tu
o.".r"urr,outwith own othello justice his handr^"nd
their hands, seeks with own .t", killi"e#li;;'?J?l1t"

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ttt

;;.;;;;',ffiC?".,""#'*,,,,.rn","*'**kenbyhurt

to burnrngne[/ twatItnarK||redner"(Act5.sceneIr.13u-1j1[neJusflcetaKen0ynun

T;:ryfll

fetqtlo^ io

-t,:ds
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individuals moreindividuals hurtinsomewai;Jhisiqduetotheir \ J

oftenldito becoming
:/) unwillingnesstolistenltJr".ronr@-

" 'r""**;r.-m;""=1fu[fr'lJ,,n""o,".u"iill,"."oo,n.,.
"

nu,"tt,",o",te(-i'!!"

P li o.)i?C'.!1rqrI
-(1$eindividuals, thinkisatuncharacteristicj@, /

r.Ti;'-7$Tfi;;---

orthewaytheindividuals Although^someol J-st;te'


individuarstake .uun,.ou."nu,n.u,r",f,;l1l*:r'.{,:ffi*::

may oountuluiot"n.

't7,r,u2
"'"

J 5ranl'7tity'

rangeofpeopleinsteadofjusttheinstigator.example,inhisquestforrevenge,hurts

lago/for
L ,<llls
-

@tdlffimrh to Rodrigo
t,$-,f

cassiowhenhegetscassio@ired, says tt* "cafsiohath [.i]p(tr.,;;;,556-15? tr""r)'

hurthathcashier'd (ACT
drdIndeedaiaindeedintendrntendforcassioto
totobe
bebedrsmrsseddismissed mayfillltrlr,r,r1the
thethelreutenantlieutenantposrron'

..beatenthee/andbvthatsmall
Cassio" 2.Sceneiii.356-357).Although

torcassro so
sosothat
thatthathe
hehemav
position,

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1,1",.ff!l"co!"1D,$iJago
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[,rii

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t(rEd
'b:'J

onepe,son
"othello

tohr.tlthe thatwasclosetohimlwhen: run,u, "3f

neolonotrnr.arrvrnt"""."'"'.','""'-Ej"i.,,,,";i:".";.:;l'"";";"'=,:.:.1::"

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oir'".6

laso;Montanodisarmshim;tagostabsemliiaF,.#/;i{t^W"^0|.'('fn"#;,f""tflr{,'4:tL4:a,
tt
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;fi' at>q1.rz6l(, |f t1rr.)

A,:ay ,'4 tvpp,it-tl<F l^i. r,as 1--n|l;,"


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r't'i'a

a"' heu'u'* +'o

" )'iLl5-)J5)

(u,

hath killed his wife" (icr s. s."nt ii.zz+.s-225). his wife was not partof his
plan,

Killing and
'5

>

him,she\Arrs hurtothers

althoughshewa+betraying stillhis wife. Sometimes,individuals

unintentionally, of their actions.

this is due to their lack of thought for consequences This is

indicative of 11..i.{t tltif their respect for themselves, which would mean they
have either

themserves. cause t",n"," ini.t"';H?":l/r,1;1*,,."",-,",,,i",g;"b

individuarsharm
^) '(::

some

inordertoachievetheirownjustice.

J-.)r."rr(.,i0'in^r-

,rrr"'::;:5'.

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dn fsometimeswhen'"0'",0,"0$"iJ5*(:;!t,,,,:.::;t::,.,1:l'i"

''t"' t4

S ivgo(tol \t
(l unexplained way.lsometimes, onehas respect they

or unusual when great for an individual,

may retain theirrespe"t inlurticehasbeendoneto them. cassioshowshe

"uJ "ft", "n

respect a wh for his position


e:k, bl i:
back:"Whatever llbecomeoflvlichael lonhrf.

respectsOthelloby showing to his wife Desdemon enpleading

sha Cassio,He'sneveranythingbutyourtrueselvslll,"z
(m,.l;:,6''t) |

(Act3.scene of lieutenant, showshis r ^;, ^ ) a, ,tlu'


"rg/"t

iii.8-9). In order to gainbackhisposition cassio


*",'lt

for othello by respecting this shows hastt ,"rr-r"rp".t o(9,Fi #^""*;'j-",

Desdemona, that cassio

"
r"te^f

hasa deep respect for women and respect lor those in bighauthoritv.Howeveritcould
also be
c ^Ee

hotl'zr i'1 f4' t'

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said that he has littl{self respect)due to a woman, is

to the fact he is begging who, although


l^-arnrillx

i*h'i,l't'i

This would have beenconsidered taboo, and

the wife of a general,is still a woman. hiBhly

highlyshamefulforamantobegthus..cassioshowhisrespectforothelloevenafterhefinds
/a:S,' hrlfgJ

out that otherlo triedto have ce..iortrrrd'nnno,,"""-E;?"J:r{J.;t"rf;rt


nr* ,,) ,ol
"T;\t,

296). To address Othello anrespectfulf.Inan-man shou4thatcassio

in such affectid-!way
=raf rsfla.5qlo. ".
Iespectsothello enough to forgive himi@is a goodi'ndlcaionthat cassro/espects-
limself,
,,o{uLy5i
becausea man cannot others when

respect if he doe{9espect himselt Sometimes

L> e.xplro4-n, ;upport't'ty'(

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p,*l"o
i^)iu'iuJ

onel

an^t' s[ onei,;il thrrh,rrf^r,,^{

)",te,) .,lsh J
u,".pt tor

verbaphvsi,,

&,' i"y1Mffi@*n"v,i^ orv the "o*E$,,

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II rs.lY'c'r. ,...1"1

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iffi. o"rauionu.io*r6b*r',"l 6trr"rlocriesout:"odevil,devil!tfthattheeaftillu]l


, \7 ti;1 or4:ppla+4V

'l

-!Q.{Pr"",..uo,i*, *o.n"n, rove outormysisht!'


t"",.,}Li4J,1.Ii:::"f-'(^^ acrocodire.

>xf*(

, .. willnotstavtooffendvou"'Trult,anobedlent 1242-245). maytake

\ ladv."z{Aff,f..:;ene People

ffi.iit*grr".rieAouse+o.rromtt',e tt'eyrney forthatreason,


reason,reason,

tneonesones toveroverorrnar roveqffiigll9ftff

tov#"nr"*",*'rf.[]J".,,*rr*,)

"ipi.h 9*"

Ws se-tl_

r"sw

tbl

orloveorself-gratification, thisisnotthecasewiththepu?eD

however

either u".t,o,lii,i'if .ome when react

htt ltifl;il, othero rist',, rorm, peopre .W


"*ero,
unusuallyto it makesthose appreciate intheindiviaual

injustice observing thegoodqualities

e?.n;h1 Jr<h

t.t?z'f "v4en inivsl;cts Aqte 6*n

fn',;ff-ctf refa:nzj J.a"JI' t"

'ho*,t *

in J;v;)v+l

by thqenvionmentsinwhichtheyare

ott"ntir8/,nafarals maybeInfluenced

-t

raised,whendealingwiththei ri,iustices. mayLeinfluencedbythe

6ft64ndividuals

' t)t'-|,,) � t

a>

theirrespective forthebetterment

soc,""n":*"t"t"r*rtts of

1.{#i:#;."

"f
socrett,,rn so the

jn%prmayasainstsod"*p

, 1-
6;;.u,tt :T{lfl".bqli'ygffil: vtb(tl +(L'fl"')

^ \tWel,,o .. ^i

* oh,"T,ffif*en lapotellsherto.atltohelothe4ruiE-l

--I;.-vn,.S

su6'i""ui*f
\J
Elizabethan to theirhusband

timesawomanwassu6-sery'ant
:;::;:..S"d#;T:i.p#",:,*T-#;::':;',;::::

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i>4-tn-Jl,
beuaytheirhusbandsw^as-an EmiliahasI greatwillpower

unthjnkable

taboo,@shor,rfthat
1-/f Qyel7a/
andagreatdealof self'rEspect forthatof hermistres:

andlrespect

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flyn)lroereo.unenlfmurdered rnevftfr2+ryatryayryzNxlvzramny
i,,F,Far;';tl'fii;1Inorvrouarh..g
laal/v1ztssJ \-n he,.t c,qf .-.fu ,.a:fL ,, zh.ir" bt!.a6t'.1
mavbelia,ltfeto pickthelover.WhenDesdemonawentto Othellobehindherfather'sback,she
i^,-l^I'Rarg\
showedt8reatdisrespect herheritage

wronglully .ot.n i^.*7Wr4ffi9gnptf;;?t;t# or toveLa4eww4an fiq<,{

to herfatherinthaS|hewasabandoning forablack
,nan.@"asanother that Elizabethans to the duty i

situation wouldfindunthinkablgdue

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., Jo,rS l..o Irt/VI


to her father.@ also shows self-re.ne.t of resno't*

a lapkof dueto the lack

f;lt�#"

,. , A.u"n.,nas

hou-|o fie.

herfather. individuals istabooto its society inorderto

Sometimes mayact in a mannerthat

F\-a'-'

ietuk2 ^. t'

affirm their senS+ of right in the wo.ld, offering an ultimatum ratherthan a


solution to

injustice. t*rSxrLr(6

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