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    Just as quick as the wind changes the sea, a man’s word can change another man’s direction just as rapidly. This fits quite well with the way Michael Cassio is portrayed throughout Shakespeare’s tragic play, Othello. Throughout the story, Cassio is shaped and explained by three things: his military service, his orderly personality, and his charisma with women. As people and things begin to manipulate Michael, things get a little complicated and threaten Michael’s position as Othello’s lieutenant. However, when he acts as he was taught in the military, everything turns out in his favor. Early on in the play, Michael is described as a trustworthy and educated soldier, earning Othello’s trust in him to be his lieutenant, or second in command.…

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    I am Othello’s Lieutenant Michael Cassio, I am a young and inexperienced soldier, whose position is much resented by Iago. Truly devoted to Othello, I as Cassio is extremely ashamed because i got into a drunken brawl and i’ve lost my place as lieutenant and the lost of my reputation which is connected to my military service and my public behavior. I feel without my reputation as an upstanding solder i’m nothing more than a “beast.” Emilia is The wife of Iago and attendant to Othello’s…

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    Othello's Jealousy

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    Jealousy is represented by various characters throughout the play. Iago’s jealousy is towards Michael Cassio. Michael Cassio was promoted even though Iago is older and has more experience than him. This makes Iago jealous and mad at Othello so he decides to make Othello think that Desdemona is having an affair with Michael Cassio. Othello’s jealousy is towards his wife because Iago made him think that Desdemona was having an affair with Michael Cassio. His jealousy was fuel by the fact that he…

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    restoring honor and certainty in his main characters. Othello, Desdemona, and Michael Cassio each struggle with maintaining these traits,with most of the issues presented being a misunderstanding. Each character must put in an effort to overcome their individual obstacles or the task of restoring their honor and certainty is bound to fail. Michael Cassio is a well mannered gentleman who at the beginning of the play is Othellos chief Lieutenant. Cassio develops a rivalry with a villain named…

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    Othello: Breaking A Man

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    a position he believes he ought to have, as opposed to the younger, more inexperienced Cassio. He is so infuriated with this that he vows to destroy Othello, opting to use the young lieutenant and Othello’s wife, Desdemona, to aid in his plans against him. This plays out similarly in the film when Odin is chosen as the most valuable player of the school basketball team. Instead of sharing the award with fellow teammate and friend, Hugo, Odin shares it with another of his friends, Michael. Hugo…

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    During Othello by William Shakespeare we see tons of jealousy between all the characters. Each character that expresses jealousy expresses it in a very overacted state or a very calm but irrational way. Major events of jealousy that occur during Othello are, when Othello passed up Iago for a promotion to give it to Cassio, and Othello gets jealous that his wife may be sneaking around with Cassio. In Othello, jealousy takes many forms, but it, is in all instances, destructive. Iago was talking…

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    Roderigo's Evil In Othello

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    raises doubt to deceive Roderigo and Cassio that ultimately leads to the downfall of Othello. In Act I, we get to see how Iago’s character is developed as he converses with Roderigo. Iago uses Roderigo for his money and makes him a valuable piece in his diabolical plan.…

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    the third scene of the second act, Iago (the villain) reveals his real intentions and feelings about Cassio, Othello, and Desdemona, as well as declares what his subsequent actions will be. He has already successfully executed the first part of his plan prompting Othello to deprive Michael Cassio of lieutenancy. With his ultimate goal being seizure of this currently vacant position, Iago decides to implement the next stage of his strategy. He approaches uncontended Cassio and convinces him that…

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    unleashing the dark hidden desires deep within people’s hearts. Although both individuals were immoral, Iago’s vile and twisted actions compared to Jack’s will always be as great as that between heaven and earth. The basis behind this is that individuals who are narcissistic will do things that only benefit themselves. People who are deceitful will use others like pawns without having any remorse. To begin with, people will carry out narcissistic actions for their contentment. At the beginning…

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    Othello's Tragic Flaw

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    he had one major flaw. The flaw that I saw Othello have in Shakespeare’s play was Jealousy and eventually all of his Jealousy is turned in to hate. Iago the arch villain in the play made Othello believe that his wife Desdemona and his lieutenant Michael Cassio were having an affair. Othello’s jealousy towards Desdemona and Michael Cassio eventually lead Othello to murder his love, Desdemona, and taking his own life at the end of the play. You can say that Othello stated doubting Desdemona at…

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