Iago And Othello Analysis

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William Shakespeare had different themes incorporated to his tragedy Othello, some of the most important themes in the story such as love, jealousy, betrayal, revenge and repentance can been interpreted by the reader right away, while there are some themes such as God, religion and the possible homosocial relationship between Iago and Othello that the reader needs to read really closely in order to see them. I believe that one of the most important themes in this Shakespearean drama is the homosocial relationship between Iago and Othello. This theme is important because Othello’s need to trust his subordinates more than his own wife, allows Iago to manipulate him and to believe anything that Iago tells him. Another reading that we did in the class this semester and that has similar themes to Othello is The Epic of Gilgamesh, …show more content…
I believe that in this scene the homosocial relationship between Othello and Iago is more noticeable, because of the background of the scene, the dialogue that Othello and Iago share and how they behave. When the scene between Othello and Iago begins the two characters are outside and the background is a dark night and the stars are noticeable in this scene. I believe that the scene can be describe as romantic because of the dark night and the stars are been shown in the scene, also in this scene the dialogue between Othello and Iago can be interpreted as romantic. When Othello starts talking he gets on his knees and promises that he was going to get his revenge on Cassio and Desdemona, as Othello is about to stand up Iago asks Othello stop and Iago gets down on his knee and tells Othello that he gives him his heart and promises Othello that he will always be loyal to him and will always obey his command., at the end of the scene Iago tells Othello that he will always be of Othello’s

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