• Othello Manipulation To Gain Power
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    Othello: Manipulation To Gain Power Manipulation is a very powerful word. People use this tactic everyday to get what they want in life. By deceiving people or tricking them into seeing a certain point of view, people gain power. To skillfully use the power of manipulation a person must use another person's weaknesses. By using a person's emotions against them, they can be manipulated with ease. In Shakespeare's Othello, the character of Iago uses these tactics almost to perfection to achieve h...
  • Makes Othello Iago Imagination People
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    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 include his t...
  • Othello Iago Desdemona Cassio
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    ^OTHELLO: ACT I Shakespeare's story of jealousy, betrayal, and murder begins on a street in Venice in the middle of the night. Roderigo has just learned that Desdemona, the woman he loves, has eloped with Othello, a Moorish general hired to lead the Venetian army against the Turks. Roderigo is angry at Iago, the young Venetian he's been paying to play "matchmaker-" for him and Desdemona. But Iago has other problems. He's furious with Othello for having chosen Michael Cassio as his Lieutenant ins...
  • 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...
  • Jealousy Of Iago Makes Othello
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    Othello Consider how Othello changes from the 'noble moor' to the 'backer devil' in one scene (Act III sc iii). Focus on how Iago manipulates Othello, how this is reflected in the styles of language, and what effect this has on the play. Othello is a play about a black 'noble moor' having the perfect marriage'. This perfect marriage, however, is destroyed by another mans deception and trickery. The mans motives are unclear but through planting the seeds of suspicion into the moors mind his marri...
  • Act Iii Scene Of Othello
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    In this piece of course work I was told to look in depth at scene III of the play? Othello? . I will begin by telling you the outline of the scene, then a closer look in to the scene. Desdemona decides that she wants to advocate for Cassio. She tells Emilia so, and that she believes Cassio is a good person, and has been wronged in this case; she pledges to do everything she can to persuade her husband to take Cassio back. Cassio speaks with her briefly, but leaves just as Othello enters because ...