Analysis Of Othello, The Moor Of Venice By William Shakespeare

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Similar to “Romeo and Juliet”, the general plot in “Othello, the Moor of Venice” by Shakespeare slowly goes from upright to devastating. In this play, I saw how one person can cause so much conflict that it results in the death of the main characters. Being that Othello went from a noble warrior to a jealous and murderous husband shows how much of an impact Iago’s lies and schemes had on him. The character of Othello and his downfall truly shows how noble he really was. Even though Othello was labeled as a Moor from North Africa, he was still a noble warrior in the Venetian state. He was great and noble leader in the beginning of the play. Desdemona’s father disagreed with the secret marriage of Othello and his daughter because he thought that he used a spell to make Desdemona fall in love with him. Othello and …show more content…
Othello would respect and love Desdemona to the fullest by his actions towards her. No matter the situation, Othello kept Desdemona as a first priority. They loved each other dearly until the drama was started by Iago. Othello was a noble warrior and husband until he was blinded by Iago’s lies. Being in a position that he was in throughout the conflict of the play, he should’ve knew better than to believe all Iago’s lies but he didn’t, resulting in murder. Not so noble after all. The villain and star actor of this play is Iago. He secretly hated Othello and wanted to take his position so he was doing whatever necessary to have Othello out of power, even if it meant by manipulation and death. To start of Iago’s scheming plot, he gets Lieutenant Cassio drunk and starts a fight. Othello comes out to see a crowd of fighting warriors. When Othello finds out Cassio had something to do with the fight, he removed him from his lieutenant position because of drunk and disoriented.

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