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  • Iago's Reputation In Othello

    he manipulates Othello into his downfall. When Iago spots Cassio and Desdemona together he right away assumed they were together but they were just friends. He made a simple, innocent act look like a bad one. Iago told Othello this and his downfall began. Iago also tells Othello that he heard Cassio dreaming of Desdemona and gives him very vivid description of the dream. He tells him that Cassio in the dream says “ Sweet Desdemona let us be wary, let us hide our love” (III.III.428-429). In other…

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  • Who Is Iago's Loyalty In Othello

    and accepted in a group. Othello marries Desdemona without her father’s permission. He then is sent by the senate, as part of army business, to Cyprus from Venice. Iago swears that he is going to bring Othello down for “sport and profit”. He uses Roderigo to get Cassio demoted, which he does by having Roderigo anger Cassio into attacking Roderigo. Cassio wants to reinstate his name with Othello. Iago encourages Cassio to achieve this through getting Desdemona to put in a good word for him.…

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  • Last Day In Othello

    infidelity, the misplacement of handkerchiefs, several murders, injuries, deranking of officers, the Moor had had enough. Beginning with the Iago’s first step, the lie that brought the entire plot into fruition, that Othello’s wife of a few days, Desdemona, the subtle hint that she has been seeing Cassio behind his back, our tragic hero descended his first step into madness. Once a loving, prideful, courageous man, the first signs of his gradual change to his eventual cold-hearted, cynical,…

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  • Rhetorical Devices Of Pathos In Iago's Soliloquies

    thoughts and his thirsty anger will made Othello lose his love Desdemona and will make him kill himself. Also, Iago's draconian actions lead him to his final catastrophe. He got what he wanted and what he deserved too. Othello kill himself because of Iago's lies. He suffered constantly, first that all when he discovered the false relationship between his friend Cassio and his love Desdemona. Iago turned him into a monster. He killed Desdemona and then when he notices that he was a silly puppet,…

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  • Othello Sexual Desire Analysis

    feelings can lead to the breakdown of one’s psychological state, causing the death of both the male protagonist, Othello, and his lover, Desdemona; a classic tragedy of the generation. Williams showcases an initially ambiguous outcome, where sexual desire and its effect…

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  • The Manipulation Of Jealousy In Shakespeare's Othello

    due to his love for Desdemona. The two individuals portray jealousy when deprived of love and in their perspective, the best solution can be resolved through violence. The audience feels pathos for Othello because of his childlike mentality, insinuating that maturity is measured by one's intelligence, regardless of their age. The tragic hero is not quite attentive, similar to those of younger ages meaning both individuals are very gullible. When Othello's perspective of Desdemona changes, it…

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  • How Does Shakespeare Show Racism In Othello

    example of his deception is how he tricks Othello into thinking Desdemona is cheating on him with Cassio (3.3.359-426). Everyone thinks he is such an honest man, when in reality, he is a liar. Othello attests to this lie in act three scene three line two hundred and sixty, and Iago attests to it himself in act three scene three lines three hundred and seventy-four through three hundred and eighty-one. In the end, Othello kills Desdemona because of what Iago told him. Othello kills himself when…

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  • I. III In Othello

    may be referred to as the "temptation scene". Iago carefully plant the seeds of jealousy and suspicion, which leads to the tragic events of the play. In III.iii Iago has a strong effect on Othello. He begins his deception by saying Othello's wife Desdemona is having an affair with Cassio. However, he doesn't say much; "I cannot think it that he would steal away so guilty-like" (III.iii.37). Iago is constantly planting seeds of doubt while making himself look innocent. Iago airs his suspicions…

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  • Othello's Downfall Analysis

    Othello is a nobleman who respects everyone around him, especially his wife, Desdemona who he loved oh so dearly. I believe Othello’s downfall was proceeded by his own character, although I feel that Iago had a part in it too. Iago is very smart, fanes ignorance, and comes up with things quickly. Though he has many cruel skills, he is honest. He is actually known as “honest Iago” and even Othello admits to that. I feel Othello was under the impression that Iago would never lie or do anything…

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  • Character Analysis Of Iago In Othello

    jealous man after he discovers that Cassio was promoted lieutenant instead of him. This is one of the reasons why Iago despises Othello resulting in his desire to ruin Othello's life. Iago manipulates Roderigo, who is in love with Othello’s wife, Desdemona. This is done so that he will spy on Othello for purposes of profit, which is another of his evil motives. Iago is a character who is not afraid to ruin anyone’s life as he enjoys seeing the pain and damage he creates.…

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