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What is the significance of the song "Willow" which Desdemona sings on her death bed?


A willow is a tree which bends in the wind, signifying Desdemona's desire to change to please Othello.


A willow tree symbolically weeps and Desdemona has wept continuously since Othello hit her.


Desdemona's mother's maid had a lover who "proved mad," so the song is symbolic of Othello's madness.


Desdemona's mother sang the song to her when she got upset as a child, so it signifies comfort.


There is no signifcance. Shakespeare included it for emotional relief before the play's resolution.

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