Jealousy In Othello Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… Othello’s soul was shattered and his whole outlook clouded simply because his ideal was destroyed.” I think that if Othello were jealousy, he would begin hiding, spying, peeping and that is what he did not. The truly jealous man is not like that. Othello declares at the end of the play that he was not jealous, at least he was not of a jealous temperament. He would not have suspected Desdemona if he had not been deceived by the villain - Iago. Iago is pretending to be an honest man and Othello’s reaction is just natural. Even Iago knew that Othello’s fatal flaw was his credulity, which enabled him to be led by …show more content…
Iago also tells Roderigo (who loves Desdemona) that he hates Othello for promoting Cassio over his head despite his long service. But, nevertheless, everything that Iago says to other persons in the play is doubtable because he is actually manipulating all of them. Therefore Iago’s soliloquies are very important for learning what he really thinks, what has been passing through his mind and so we know that: he is using Roderigo only as a source of gold and jewellery, that he hates Othello and that he covets Cassio’s job. He uses these words:

 

I hate the Moor

And it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets

He’s done my office. I know not if’t be true

But I, for mere suspicion in that kind,

Will do as if for surety. He holds me well:

The better shall my purpose work on him.

Cassio’s a proper man: let me see now;

To get his place and to plume up my will

In double knavery. How? How? Let’s see.

After some time, to abuse Othello’s

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