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  • Othello Is Responsible For Desdemona's Death

    Desdemona was framed for cheating on her husband Othello, who suffocated her to death. But was it really his fault? Yes it was, because even though his mind was twisted by his “friend” Iago, who was the one to frame Desdemona.There are many reason why one would think that Othello is responsible for the death of Desdemona through jumping to conclusions based on what Iago told him, came up with the idea to kill Desdemona, and was the one who committed the crime. At the beginning, Othello jumped…

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  • Desdemona's Love In Othello

    A major subplot of “Othello” is the romance between Othello and Desdemona: a relationship that Iago admits to being jealous of as he is enamored with Desdemona. Iago entirely discredits Othello’s love for Desdemona, saying “[i]t is merely a lust of the blood and a permission of the / will. Come, be a man” (1.3.325-326). Given that up until this moment, Othello has acted in a noble manner, his rash behaviour with Desdemona contradicts his whole verse-speaking mannerism. Sneaking out with her…

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  • Contrast Between Heaven And Hell In Othello

    When the character Othello in Shakespeare’s Othello confronts Desdemona of her infidelity, he is challenging her honor and furthermore, their marriage and relationship. In regards of their history, Desdemona previously deceived her father to pursue her relationship with Othello. Therefore, the notion of deceiving Othello becomes a realistic possibility provided the manipulation of Iago. Throughout the text, Othello makes numerous referrals to religious beliefs and contrasts between heaven and…

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  • Paradox Of Human Love In Shakespeare's Othello

    Iago is a selfish and insecure character who takes advantage of this paradox between Desdemona and Othello. He acts as what we would call a modern day psychopath, who is perceived as a good person, but underneath the thin surface is a manipulating human being. Iago’s jealousy, ego, and bitterness is shown through his actions in this play. Throughout Othello, Iago diminishes the faith that Othello has in Desdemona. Othello and Desdemona’s love overcomes large obstacles, such as moving past her…

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  • Character Analysis Of Othello's Lieutenant Michael Cassio

    Emilia is The wife of Iago and attendant to Othello’s wife desdemona. Emilia comes upon the chaos surrounding Cassio and he got wounded in a mysterious attack. Iago sends her to tell all that information to othello. Othello is the highly respected general of the Armies Of Venice. Othello is sure…

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  • Character Analysis Of Iago's Wife In Othello

    Othello, Desdemona, Othello 's wife, portrays this innocence. She is a young, alluring young woman raised by a rich family and saw little real life. She is awfully ignorant when it comes to love. If it had not been for Emilia, her mistress, then she would have no chance of recognizing the jealousy that Othello felt. She dismissed his irrational behavior as, “some unhatched practice [that] . . . hath puddled his clear spirit.” (3.4.162-163) Despite Othello 's obvious jealousy of Desdemona, she…

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  • Essay On Iago's Marionette In Othello

    originality: Roderigo. Roderigo is a venetian man who longs to be loved by the fair Desdemona, and through his love and loss of it, he is able to find friendship in Iago; the story’s villain. As Roderigo and Iago work together, Roderigo’s mind continually falls into Iago’s corrupted hands. Roderigo’s desires take away much of himself, as he continually relinquishes parts of himself to Iago, his love-stricken eyes for Desdemona act as a catalyst for Iago to take control, leading Roderigo to be…

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  • Importance Of Power In Othello

    derives from reputation or privilege which affects the sense of control a person has. Shakespeare explores the significance of both power and control to a great extent through the relationships of Iago and Emilia, Iago and Othello, and Othello and Desdemona. The Venetian society in Othello is comprised of people who have certain privileges and reputations that allow them to have power and exercise control. Each of the relationships in Othello explores the significance of power…

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  • Paradox Seals In William Shakespeare's Othello

    According to his father if this token were lost or given as a gift to anyone else it would mean damnation to his marriage. With the weightiness of such news it would seem only rational to preface this gift to Desdemona with the background of it before placing it in her hands. Desdemona’s response to such news is exactly as one would expect, demanding to know why he had never given her this information before. In this moment, she lies to Othello when he asks her if she has lost it saying, “It…

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  • The Role Of Jealousy In Othello

    begins with Iago’s jealousy over the position Cassio received instead of him. His jealousy caused him to create a contrivance to destroy Othello for not giving the job to him. Iago needed help so he went to Roderigo, who was desperate to be loved by Desdemona, and used his jealousy of Othello to help get him on Iago’s side. As Emilia declares, “But jealous souls will not be answered so. They are not ever jealous for the cause, but jealous for they are jealous. It is a monster begot upon itself,…

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