Is Othello A Hero Or A Villain Analysis

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Othello may be a hero but he gets fooled like a villain. In Othello, Othello is what you would call a "tragic hero." What I mean by that is he may be seen as something that brings hope and goodness but his challenges and his own jealousy bring him at his fall. One of his many challenges is not something but someone.The one and only manipulative Iago. Iago is the key villain in this story; he twists peoples minds with his words. Even though Othello does not know he is being fooled, us being the audience know of Iago's treachery.

Before Iago had set up rumors to Othello, Othello was a good man. He had no worries with his new wife, Desdemona, and it took a lot for him to lash out on people. He had it all: a good wife, a great job, and respected by many. Now this is before Iago plants thoughts in is head about Desdemona and Cassio. Othello has no idea of Iago's schemes. No one does in fact; only the audience and readers know of
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He has turned in the green monster they call jealousy. After he got his "proof" that Iago set up, he made Iago lieutenant and ordered him to kill Cassio in three days. He then confronts Desdemona without actually saying what she "did" and even then she questions her own motives. He becomes unkind and calls her a whore multiple times and she is given no reason for it. But not only does he verbally hurt her but physically as well. In Act four Scene one, Othello gets angry at Desdemona for talking about going back to Cyprus. He then strikes her in front of Lodovico and the Duke. They're both shocked because they are so used to seeing this self-controlled man. Now we see a huge contrast from Othello in the beginning of the book and Othello at the end.

The green monster that we all call jealousy can be anybody.In this case, it was Othello. So, as Othello's story and life ends, we can see how false emotions and jealousy can affect yourself and other

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