• Othello Iago Desdemona Love
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    Jealousy is a green-eyed monster. Jealousy can corrupt a person into a monster. In the play Othello, by William Shakespeare, the character Othello was corrupted by jealousy because of somebody else planting ideas in his head. The play began with Othello in love with Desdemona, but by the end of the play the vengeful Iago tricked him into thinking she was cheating. In the beginning of the play, Othello and Desdemona were madly in love. She fell further in love after listening by the door to Othel...
  • Why Does Does Marry Othello
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    Why Does Desdemona Marry Othello In the last scene of Othello, Desdemona recovers long enough from the smothering that her jealous husband has inflicted upon her to pronounce her complete innocence, and with her last breath tells Emilia, "a guiltless death I die" (V, ii. , l. 120). Plainly, Iago has deceived Othello into believing that his beautiful young wife has committed adultery with his once-trusted second in command, Cassio. That being so, Desdemona is clearly innocent of the charges embod...
  • Deception In Othello Intentions Desdemona
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    Deception In Othello One may readily perceive the theme of Shakespeare's "Othello" as deception. Deception appears many times in Othello, but in almost every incident the degree of deception is different. Deception is to "deceive another, illusion, or fraud" (Webster's New World Pocket Dictionary 69), which is seen as a wrongful act. However, deception may be used to protect someone from getting hurt therefore being used with good intentions. The very first act of deception is done by the charac...
  • Red Handkerchief Desdemona Othello Puts
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    The novel Othello by Julio us Lester is one of the most interesting love stories I have ever read. Iago the greatest villain of all times plays with the red handkerchief to ruin and sometimes determine love for people. Othello loves his red handkerchief and gives it to Desdemona to have as a symbolism of love for them. Desdemona takes the handkerchief and puts it in her blouse. Othello has a headache when he gets home so Desdemona puts the red handkerchief to his head to make him feel better. O...
  • 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...
  • Iago's Plan Othello Desdemona Cassio
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    The play begins with Rodrigo reprimanding Iago for not doing his job. Rodrigo is paying Iago to pursue Desdemona for him, and he has just learned that she has eloped with Othello. Iago reassures Rodrigo that the plan will eventually work because he himself is motivated to bring Othello down; Othello promoted Michael Cassio to lieutenant rather than Iago, and Iago believes that he was more deserving of the promotion. Iago starts his plan by telling Rodrigo to try and foil Othello and Desdemona's ...
  • Emilia And Desdemona In Othello
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    Othello - English Essay The contrasting characters; Desdemona and Emilia, form an interesting and important relationship in the play Othello. Desdemona is very 'sheltered' from the ways of the world and Emilia is very 'down to earth' and 'experienced'. From this difference we see a fascinating relationship between the two of them. In the given passage, we see that Desdemona takes a very honest, romantic and loyal stance towards Othello, (this is also true of her relationship with him), where as ...
  • Othello Iago Desdemona Iii
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    nothing (III. iii. 75). Happy with Othello's answer, Desdemona leaves the garden and Iago, alone once again with Othello, continues his evil machinations. He asks if Cassio knew about Othello's love for Desdemona from the beginning of their courtship. Othello says yes and adds that Cassio even served as a matchmaker for the two and 'went between [them] very oft'. Iago shows deep concern and subtly hints that Cassio's ulterior motive had been all along to engage in an affair with Desdemona. Iago...
  • Shakespeare's Othello Female Sexuality
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    Shakespeare's Othello begins with a marriage between Othello and Desdemona. This marriage was the result of the strong bond of love which they felt together. During their marriage, Othello started to feel a sense of jealousy with Desdemona's behavior. This jealousy was being created by Desdemona's beauty and sexual power. With the presence of Desdemona, Othello felt belittled with her sexuality. Female sexuality is a threat to the patriarchal society, and Othello must control it. Desdemona's se...
  • Othello Money And Power
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    The story of Othello is a tragedy caused by love, money, and power. Othello was looking for love because he already had money, and power, and that snake Iago was looking for money and power. Iago was not concerned about love because heed rather have money and power. In this story almost all of the main characters were either looking for love, money, or power. Othello ended up killing his love of his life Desdemona and himself, Othello loved Desdemona so much that heed rather murder her then have...
  • Othello Desdemona Emilia Iago
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    Othello Essay By Samantha Dharma In Shakespeare's "Othello", the role of women is deeply emphasized; the significant characters of the play Othello, Iago, and Casio, each have a lady that stands behind him. These women each have commitment to remain faithful and respect their husband's needs, especially Desdemona and Emilia. Desdemona is the victim of this play; Shakespeare portrays her as the loyal wife even up to her death. Throughout the story, Desdemona appears to live for her husband. Desde...
  • Othello Vs Iago Cassio Desdemona Roderigo
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    In this thesis I will explain the reasonings behind Iago. Iago is obviously the 'bad apple' in this book and I will explain several reasons for this behavior. Iago is the whole reason there is any conflict in Othello. If he never had entered the play Othello would have married Desdemona and they would have lived happily ever after. Right from the beginning of the play to the very end he causes conflicts. He is directly or indirectly responsible for the deaths of: Othello Desdemona, Emilia, Cassi...
  • Desdemona And Emilia Compare
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    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 of heaven...
  • The Role Of Desdemona In Shakespeare's Othello
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    The Role of Desdemona in Shakespeares Othello The character of Desdemona represents a woman of the 17 th century who surpassed the norms of sexual morality set for Venetian women of that time. When Desdemona left the house of her father, Brabantio, to wed the Moor, Othello, it was the first step in redefining her role as a woman. Desdemona, instead of asking her fathers permission, decided on her own to marry Othello. It seems as though Desdemona was breaking away from the strictness imposed by ...
  • Othello Three Women
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    The women of Shakespeare's Othello are put into stereotypical roles, but behind peoples backs play much stronger types. Desdemona, goes against her fathers orders and marries a moor. Bianca innocently takes part in Desdemona's death. Emilia has an opportunity to save Desdemona but sneakingly remains silent. These women are similar because they are treated like they are lower then the men in their days. But they do not let that hold them back. These women take part in anything that pleases them....
  • Othello Act Iv Summary
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    Scene i: At the front of his headquarters, Othello talks to Iago, and he claims that he overhead Cassio saying Desdemona's name when he was sleeping. Othello believes everything that Iago tells him. Cassio arrives, and Iago sets him up by saying he will talk to him later. His plan is for Cassio talk to him about Bianca while Othello listens and thinks Cassio is talking about Desdemona. This plan works, and Othello hears from Cassio about how "she" loves him. When Bianca arrives, the conversatio...
  • Othello's Rage Misplaced Trust
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    While reading Shakespeare's Othello there were numerous themes of honor, misplaced trust and jealousy. Throughout the play Iago's mission is revealed as trying to strip Othello of all honors, and reduce him to his bestial state. Misplaced trust were seen when Othello placed too much emphasis and trust on Iago. There was a lot of passion between Othello and Desdemona but it soon incinerate due the outburst jealousy of Othello. Iago sees Othello as a beast from the beginning of the play and is det...
  • Love Wit Desdemona Othello Father
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    In Othello the character of Desdemona is meant to be an innocent, true and loyal character, which falls deeply in love with Othello, the moor (who is the general in charge of Venice) and marries him; despite that fact that her Father, Brabantio, a Venetian Senator, is deadly against this, as the moor is black. Desdemona 'appears' or is written to be a young, pretty lady and because of this many gentlemen throughout the play, including Casio, Roderigo and Iago, admire her. Before we even meet Des...
  • Temptation Of Othello Iii Iago Desdemona
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  • Literature The Human Desdemona Othello Iago
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    The Role Of Desdemona In Shakespeare's Othello The Role Of Desdemona In Shakespeare's Othello The Role of Desdemona in Shakespeare? s Othello The character of Desdemona represents a woman of the 17 th century who surpassed the norms of sexual morality set for Venetian women of that time. When Desdemona left the house of her father, Brabantio, to wed the Moor, Othello, it was the first step in redefining her role as a woman. Desdemona, instead of asking her father? s permission, decided on her ow...