Michael Cassio

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  • Character Analysis Of Iago In Othello

    portrays Iago as a two faced character. Playing a very complex character, Iago shows many different personalities. In act one Iago is presented as a funny manipulative and jealous character. Iago is introduced as a 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…

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  • Death In Othello's Death

    Roderigo, who is in love with her. Iago, one of Othello’s ensigns, resents Othello for promoting a man named Cassio over himself. In retaliation, Iago begins plotting Othello’s downfall by first convincing Roderigo to alert Desdemona’s father Brabantio, who is infuriated. Iago continues plotting against Othello, all the while disguising his actions as intended to help…

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  • Macbeth And Hamlet Analysis

    Madness is a state of wild, chaotic behaviour and loss of reality, a theme that is common amongst the characters of Shakespeare’s plays. It lends a distinctive suffering of inevitable self-destruction in tragedies, some form of downfall or breaking point reaction such as traits of madness is essentially what is used to develop the storyline and show the contrast between the many personas in the story. He adequately explores many roots that lead towards madness as well as various forms of it, two…

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  • Macbeth's Manipulation Analysis

    In William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, characters use different tactics in order to use others to their benefit. A victim of severe manipulation in the play, is Macbeth. Macbeth’s naïve nature at the beginning of the play allows other characters in the play to use him to their advantage. Lady Macbeth uses him as her front man in order for her to become queen. She guides him through the murders of his closest friends to make the process of her becoming queen faster. The witches also contribute to…

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  • Macbeth Lord Of The Flies Analysis

    Evil tends to be a driving force behind many of the world’s most calamitous acts. In Lord of the Flies written by William Golding, the inner evil in the boys on the island results in an uncivilized society full of chaos and violence. In Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, evil changes Macbeth from a noble person to a murderer. The article “Stalin’s Great Purge: Over A Million Detained, More Than Half A Million Killed” indicates Joseph Stalin's inner evil by organizing The Great Purge to…

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  • Othello And Desdemona Act 1 Analysis

    Desdemona’s love will prevail In act 1 scene 1 we are introduced to Othello and Desdemona by two other people by the names of Iago and Roderigo. Iago is a captain in the Venetian defence forces. He had hoped for a promotion, but Othello chose to pick Cassio in instead. Roderigo is a Venetian nobleman in love with Desdemona. In act 1 scene 1, Iago and Roderigo go to Desdemona’s house and were shouting vile and explicit phrases to Brabantio, who is Desdemona’s father. They said thing like "I am…

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  • Character Comparison And Contrast Between William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    FRIAR Romeo, come here, you terrified man. It seems that you are married to disaster and pain. These things seem to love you. ROMEO Father, what’s been decided? What is Prince Escalus’ final sentence? What misery am I going to be informed about right now? FRIAR You are too familiar with hearing bad news. I am here to tell you some good news that has to do with the Prince's doom. ROMEO What is the Prince's doom, is it of a lesser doom than the end of the world? FRIAR The prince is taking back…

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  • Rapture Sparknotes

    One way in which Maugham presents ideas of love and desire is destructively. This is evident when Kitty’s love for Charlie leads to Walter presenting her with an ultimatum; either Walter ‘files for a petition’ or she goes with him to Mei-Tan-Fu. Maugham punishes Kitty’s choices and sends her to her potential death, which shows that Kitty’s adultery can have dire consequences. Kitty’s love for Charlie leads to her virtual death sentence and Walter’s self-hatred of having an unrequited love causes…

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  • Othello's Downfall Analysis

    downfall because he manipulates him into believing that his wife is having an affair with Cassio, the lieutenant, when in reality she is extremely innocent and would never cheat. Iago tells…

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  • Iago Manipulation Of Cassio In Shakespeare's Othello

    After their arrival in Cyprus, Iago Manipulates Cassio in a systematic manner using his drinking problem and then his effort to get back his position after being stripped of the Lieutenancy. When Othello goes to celebrate his honeymoon in his chamber, Iago encourages Cassio to drink to celebrate Othello’s health, and though Cassio at first refuses, he eventually gives in to Iago’s persistence. “If I can but fasten one cup upon him/ With that which he hath drunk tonight already, / He’ll be as…

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