Sajid Malik In: Drama Explain Othello Error. Explain Othello Error. OthelloShakespeare 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,299 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 27, 2019 at 11:55 pm Othello’s error refers to an error of judgment when verdicts are made on behalf of preconceived notions and by disregarding any fact or possibilities that may go against such presumed bias. In the play, Othello considers Desdemona’s reaction to Cassio’s assumed death as a proof of her unfaithfulness. He already thinks they were lovers and does not consider that his wife might be shocked and hurt by the accusation and the news of the death of only person who could absolve her truly. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.