The Tragedy Of Othello By William Shakespeare Essay

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Othello is a tragic play that focuses on the tragedy Othello. The key reason of the tragedy undergoes because of Othello’ jealousy, and this theme is mainly depicted through two central characters Othello and Iago. Resentment destroys their relationship and makes Iago display his real character traits, which, in turn, makes Othello experience the extreme transformation that destroy their lives. Shakespeare uses monologue, dialogue imagery, and symbolism to make the readers understand how jealousy is a humiliating and devastating of emotions among human beings in this tragedy.
Shakespeare uses language, form, and structure to explain how jealousy motivates Iago’s action that contributes to the downfall of Othello. For example, he employs both prose and verse to illustrate how jealousy is the major tragic movement that affects Othello and contributes to his suffering, different misfortunes, as well as death. This tragedy was also motivated by external factors like the Macbeth witches. However, jealousy turns out to be the major contributor to the downfall of Othello. Additionally, Othello, Desdemona, and Iago’s languages change from prose to verse when they convey jealousy. He used forceful innuendo to make Othello accept that his wife was having a relationship with Cassio. Finally, Iago’s plots for revenge are mainly presented in prose, and Othello’s speech changes to prose instead of verse, as he depicts envy and jealousy towards his wife (Shakespeare 35).
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