• Othello Iago Desdemona Cassio
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    exits, Emilia enters and tells Cassio that Othello and Desdemona have been discussing his case. Desdemona has pleaded for Cassio, but Othello worries that Montano's influence and popularity in Cyprus would make Cassio's reappointment impractical, no matter how much Othello cares for his former lieutenant. Emilia allows Cassio to come in and tells him to wait for Desdemona. Act III, scene ii Iago, Othello, and a gentleman walk together at the citadel. Othello gives Iago some letters to deliver an...
  • Othello Young Venetian
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    Ultimate Villain In the movie, Othello, the Moor of Venice, I found the play very tragic and sad. It is a love story filled with lies, deception and betrayal. This movie deals with a couple in love played by Othello and Desdemona. Both of them from the beginning have to fight and struggle to stay together. Iago, a young Venetian, who pretends to be Othello's friend happens to be the viper, that ultimately destroys Othello and Desdemona with his inhuman acts. Iago's first act of deception was wh...
  • Why Isn't Shakespeare's Othello Called Iago
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    Should William Shakespeare's Othello be called Iago It is possibly his greatest tragedy, yet it has many problems, curiosities, and questions. That is one specific question that should definately be thought about. I believe Othello is a good name for the play. It makes the reader think. What is Othello going to do How is he going to do it And what they don't realize is that it's Iago who brings about all these acts of evil. Iago is the deceptive one who is hiding behind the scenes. Some people ...
  • Othello Cassio Iago Trust
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    OTHELLO INTERPITIVE JOURNAL 2 In act two Othello and others arrive in Cyprus. Iago is still plotting against Othello while he tries to ruin Othello life. He is using other charters to get to Othello. Othello is a very courageous, kind and admirable General. However his kindness is gradually leading him into destruction and confusion. Othello is a man who can take control in any situation. Even if the odds are against him, Othello is a respectful man in any situation. Othello has just reunited w...
  • Othello Iago's Successful Infection Of The Moor
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    In the tragedy Othello, by William Shakespeare the character traits and styles of both Iago and Othello are reverent to the plot and themes of the play. In Act III Scene three, the discussion between the two regarding Desdemona's fidelity illustrates Othello's confidence in his relationships with both his wife Desdemona and Iago. That same passage also displays the deceptive conscience of Iago, who is planning to take advantage of Othello's trust. Othello in particular is the most famous example...
  • Othello Greed Destruction Power And Control
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    Thematic Premise-Greed, usually in the form of an obsession for money and power, often leads to a loss of personal values, sense of self, and even life. (Working) Theme Statement for Lit#1-If there is an obsession or a great amount of greed for money, power or love, then as a result there is a risk of losing personal values, a sense of self, and possibly life. When the fantasies and desires of a person turn into an obsession or an excess of greed of whatever it is he wants, usually it will drive...
  • Desdemona Othello Handkerchief Iago
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    Desdemona The character of Desdemona, in William Shakespeare's, Othello is presented to us as a beautiful, honest, and faithful woman, who never truly reveals herself to her husband. Although Desdemona loves Othello with all of her heart, she has a hard time opening and communicating with Othello. She is not the only one at fault; Othello struggles in the same way. Although I think she never earned the corrupt treatment from Othello, she allows him to walk all over her, which in the end will mak...
  • Othello Summary Scene Iago
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    Othello: Summary Othello is a tense, closely-knit play, with an ever-increasing emotional scene. The character Iago, Othello's ancient, is the cause of all the tragedy which comes to pass as the play progresses. He is a manipulator, opposing Othello not directly, but through other characters whom he tricks. From his actions throughout the play one sees that Iago was gifted at using other people, to further his own schemes. Act One, Scene One is the most important because it foreshadows the whole...
  • Othello As He Saw Himself
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    Shakespeare's Othello includes the memorable tragedy of a husband's jealousy, a wife's innocence, and man's ability to manipulate any situation. In the play Othello, Othello sees the person that he is in many different ways. For example, in Act I, Othello states that he is "rude in speech and little blessed with the soft phrase of peace" (scene 3. 83-84). This indicates that he knows his limitations and he has accepted what he does for what he is. Also, Othello is strong and valiant, but also co...
  • Othello Shakespeare's Most Tragic Play
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    Othello: Shakespeare's Most Tragic Play William Shakespeare have written many plays. His most tragic play is Othello. Othello is also the name of the main character in the play, he is quite hard to understand. In order to have a better understanding of Othello's character, examining his changes throughout the play, flaws and why he is considered a tragic hero will give the reader an insight of his overall personality. Othello changes many times throughout the course of the play. At the beginning...
  • Othello Fails To See Her Honest Love
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    Without Trust, Love Cannot Prevail Trust can be defined as assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something (Webster's 1246). In life many people are faced with the decision on who or who not to trust, especially in the realm of love. Trust is one of the main factors needed to determine a healthy, loving relationship. In William Shakespeare's Othello, the main character Othello is unable to trust his new bride Desdemona. In act one, scene three, Desdemona pr...
  • Othello Critical Essays
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    ... sees or hears Othello or his bride. Yet, this kind of injustice and racism, whether hidden or public, is what Othello must deal with constantly. Later, Brabantio proclaims to Othello and the senate, ' A maiden never bold/... / To fall in love with what she feared to look on!' (act 1. 3 lines 94 and 99). Such harsh words from Brabantio, Othello's father-in-law, no doubt damages Othello's pride and feelings. Yet, he must encounter them with the utmost respect and honor. It is in this atmosphe...
  • Othello Tells Cassio
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    Othello Essay In the play Othello, the very evil and conniving character Iago deceives the main characters. He prays mostly on the main character Othello. Othello is a black general who is married to a white woman named Desdemona. In the beginning of the play Othello promotes a man named Cassio to be his right hand man in his army. Iago, thinking that he was going to get the promotion, is furious by this and swears revenge on Othello. In his revenge he uses many people. One of these people is R...
  • Othello Eldred Jones
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    Emotional Destruction The tragedy Othello, was written in a time of great racial tensions in England. According to Eldred Jones, in 1600 just three years before Othello was written, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed an order for the transportation of all " negars and black moores' out of the country. It is in this manner that Shakespeare began the masterpiece of Othello, a drama about a noble black Arab general, Othello, who falls in love with and marries, Desdemona, a young white daughter of a senator...
  • Othello Injustice As A Theme
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    Injustice in the Tragedy of Othello In the Tragedy of Othello, by William Shakespeare, an injustice is done to the main character, Othello the Moor. He is manipulated by the archetypal villain Iago to satiate Iago's need for control and his desire to revenge himself upon Othello. Othello the General has promoted another, Cassio, to hold the position that Iago feels he deserves. For the injustice that Iago feels has been committed against him, he brings about the destruction of Othello and his wi...
  • Othello Iago Cassio Desdemona
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    How Iago Succeeds In His Quest To Destroy Othello Iago succeeds in his quest to destroy Othello by playing mind games with him. He subtly puts a negative spin on all of the information that he feeds to Othello to increase his distrust in Cassio and Desdemona. Iago also uses other people who unwittingly aid his plans to twist the thoughts of Othello. Finally Iago uses the handkerchief that Othello gave to Desdemona to convince him that Desdemona is cheating on him. Iago combines all of these tric...
  • Othello Othello A Tragic Hero
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    Othello: Othello A Tragic Hero If one reads Shakespeare's Othello, they can come to the conclusion that it might be one of the his most tragic plays ever written by Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet, is probably the most famous of his tragic plays, but Othello, has characteristics that, I think make it even more tragic then his other plays, and therefore for that reason, you can say that Othello is the most tragic hero. Othello is a noble man, one who has grace with the ladies but also possesses all...
  • Othello Kill Casio
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    Jealousy is what made most of Iagos plans a success. Iago was the bad guy and Othello was the good guy, and everybody else that was affected didn't do anything to deserve it. Iago was the mastermind that planed everybody's painful death. Iago lies to Casio to try to make Othello kind of disbelieving in Desdemona and think that she is with Casio. Othello gave his wife Desdemona a handkerchief that his dead mother gave to him. Then Iago planned to get that handkerchief and he did succeed, he got ...
  • Othello Change Of Character
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    Othello's character in the duration of 'The Tragedy of Othello', by the world's greatest writer, William Shakespeare, is first shown as a hero of war and a man of great pride and courage. The other main characters in the play all form their own opinions of him and, as the play continues, his character begins to deteriorate and become less noble. Othello's character changes from a flawless military leader, to become a barbaric murderer. Throughout the first act of the play, Othello is shown as m...
  • Othello And Iago In Shakespeare's Othello
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    How is Iago the PERSONIFICATION of evil Be sure to define evil and cite specific examples, references, and incidents that support your definition of evil. Iago is Satan incarnate. Although Othello honestly believes that Iago is one of the most truthful and faithful servants he has ever had, Iago is truly innately evil because Iago constantly plots against Othello and repeatedly conspires against everybody in the play. Because of Iago s evil characteristics, he does not deserve the trust that Oth...