Othello

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In Sakespeare s Othello, Iago is infatuated with getting back at Othello for naming Cassio his lieutenant instead of Iago. Iago is so upset with Othello that he is willing to do anything, or talk anybody into doing things for him to gain his revenge on his master. Iago has a tremendous ability to manipulate people into doing things, that under normal circumstances, they would not even contemplate doing. In the play Iago despises and often riducles the other characters, especially Cass

On Saturday October 14, 2000 I choose to go to Othello at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI. The sad thing to say is it was my mom s birthday I felt obligated to go with her, but after all I kind of enjoyed myself at the performance. Although I really wasn t into seeing a play on a Saturday at twelve o clock, I went for my mom and IAC. One of the most intriguing characters in the tragic play "Othello," by William Shakespeare, is Othello's "friend" Iago. At first glance

Othello: The Tragic Hero In William Shakespeare s Othello, Othello is the tragic hero. He is a character of high stature who is destroyed by his surroundings, his own actions, and his fate. His destruction is essentially precipitated by his own actions, as well as by the actions of the characters surrounding him. The tragedy of Othello is not a fault of a single villain, but is rather a consequence of a wide range of feelings, judgments and misjudgments, and attempts for personal justifica

OTHELLO Task: Show how Othello`s language reflects the change in the mood between the early part of the play (act I) and act III scene III (line 334, end, and the death scene). Intro: Othello is the story of an African general who falls in love with a rich Venetian nobleman’s Daughter, to wed her, but after a short while things aren’t all what they seem. When lieutenant Iago puts his foot in it and stirs up relationships to degenerate general Othello out of jealousy. Othe

Anger in Othello Essay written by NCMW In the play Othello, the most powerful emotion is anger. This emotion helps to establish the plot, as it plays a vital role. Three characters that it affects in the play are Othello, Iago and Roderigo. All the characters vent their anger through violence and confrontations. Othello vents most of his anger by smothering Desdemona to death when she is on her deathbed. His anger slowly built up during the play, due to Iago falsely convincing him

Honesty is one of the most important factors in Othello. Although there is very little honesty in the play the term is most commonly put to Iago, who also happens to be the most dishonest character in Othello. Due partly to the other characters naivet , Iago is capable of manipulating, brainwashing, and molding the other characters to satisfy his need for revenge against Othello. Iago would most commonly be referred to as dishonest, however beyond that he is also downright amoral and uses ot

In Othello, out of all of the characters that we are introduced to, Iago is without a doubt one of Shakespeare s most sinister characters, indeed to most of Shakespeare s readers, he is in fact a ruthless sociopath. No other character can even seem to come close to his evil. Most of the characters in Shakespeare's plays have good reasons for the troubles they cause. Iago doesn't for the most part, instead he just has a burning hatred for the world and especially Othello. Iago is the whole rea

Othello In Othello by William Shakespeare, the villain Iago has many motives for ruining the lives of Othello, Cassio, Desdemona, and Roderigo. They include jealousy, fears of infidelity, greed, and his anger at being passed on for a promotion. These passionate motives drives Iago, turning him into one of the most evil of villains Shakespeare has created. Roderigo a solider in Othello s army and once a courtier of Othello s wife Desdemona is under Iago s spell from the beginning. Iago s man

Shakespeare's tragic hero, Othello, is a strong, powerful, and dignified Moor. He has come to Venice, hired by the State to help the country win their war against the Turks. He spent nine months in Venice, where his leadership and kindness have made him a popular general. Yet, how can such a strong character become so blinded from the truth and can only hear the destructive voice of "honest" Iago? This can be explained by an in-depth analysis of Othello's many character flaws. These

Desdemona, the bride of Othello, and Emilia, the wife of the villain Iago, are the two main characters in Shakespeare s Othello. Although they are both loyal to their husbands, a sharp contrast between these women is realized with regard to their experiences and perceptions of reality. Desdemona as well as Emilia are loyal wives who want to please their husbands. For that reason, Desdemona affirms: [ ] I never did Offend you in my life; never loved Cassio But with such general warranty o