The military hierarchy in William Shakespeare's "Othello" consists of Othello as the top-ranking officer, or general, Cassio as the second in rank, or lieutenant, and Iago as the third-ranking officer, the ancient. Aside... More »

The United States military has a clear rank structure that is divided into three main groups. Officers have the highest rank, followed by warrant officers and enlisted members. More » Government & Politics Military

A hierarchy chart in the military outlines the relative ranks of military personnel and their commanders. The president of the United States, as Commander-in-Chief, is at the top of the military chain of command, and enl... More » Government & Politics Military

In William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," Roderigo hates Othello because Roderigo is in love with Desdemona. While Roderigo is wooing Desdemona, she chooses to run away and marry Othello. More » Art & Literature Literature Classics

William Shakespeare's Othello, from the play, Othello, is a tragic hero because he enters the play as a strong, powerful character but is reduced to a man driven by jealous rage by the end. Othello has everything, loses ... More »

The rules of courtship in Othello involved keeping a relationship secret, using others to communicate between lovers, giving small gifts as tokens of affection, and giving a more special gift as a secret symbol of engage... More »

There is some debate amongst experts as to what race "Moor" refers to in Othello; however, the most common interpretation is that Othello was black and most likely of African descent. Othello's "blackness" is referred to... More »