What is the significance of the constant refrain in Othello: “What is the matter?” How is Othello a play about the complete inversion of the Res Ipsa
Loquitur? What is the transition in the action within that context from early in the play when Othello says: “Not I: I must be found. / My parts, my title,
and my perfect soul / Shall manifest me rightly” to “Speak of me as I am.” Do you think Othello experiences a metanoia, a radical transformation of
attitudes? Give examples and point to very specific details. Please be clear, specific, and passionate in your essay.

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