Fallacies and Cognitive Biases in Othello. For this assignment, you will choose a character(choose either Othello or Iago) from one of your favorite fictional works (Othello). Be sure that you only choose one character – discussing multiple characters will result in a low score on this assignment. You will explain how this character uses three different fallacies and/or cognitive biases in the story. Then, you will present an argument for why you think the author wrote this character
Select from these fallacies or cognitive biases listed below.
Cognitive List: Anchoring Bias, Availability Heuristic Bias, Bandwagon Effect, Choice Supportive Bias, Confirmation Bias. Ostrich Bias, Outcome Bias, Overconfidence, Placebo Bias, Survivorship Bias, Selective Perception, Blind Spot Bias.
Fallacies List: Hasty Generalization, Slippery Slope, Straw Man, Ad Hominem. False Dichotomy, Appeal to Emotion, Equivocation, Bandwagon Appeal, False Analogy.
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