I know not if’t be true, but I, for mere suspicion in that kind, will do as if for surety.” Iago hears rumors of Othello possibly sleeping with his wife. As a result, Iago grows feelings of jealousy. Already being resentful of Othello for passing the promotion to Othello, this encounter increases Iago’s thoughts to ruin Othello. Iago’s jealousy of Othello possible sleeping with his wife is the spark of the motivation to ruin Othello. Attempting to destroy someone’s life because of jealousy is cruel.
This gives audience an image that Romeo is being a bit forceful to her, and in the perspective that he could not hold his feelings, he will be considered immature. Also, at the end of this scene, the phrase after “Is she a Capulet” does not exist, but instead his face looks confused, and whispers to him self. Luhrmann eliminating this phrase and instead replacing with confused expression makes Romeo more frivol, since the audience cannot tell what he actually is thinking about, therefore it is possible to interpret that he is just panicking
However, when they see Othello’s rash reaction to the handkerchief in the ownership of Cassio, the audience begins to ridicule Othello and other characters who have also succumbed to Iago’s lies. The chicanery and elaborate scheme of IAGO enabled him to outsmart his
He acted strange when he was around the king and his attendants and this is evident when he tells his friend Guildenstem that "his uncle-father and aunt-mother are deceived" (Shakespeare). In addition, when they enter the court party, Hamlet tells Horatio that "I must be idle," meaning he is trying to feign his madness. He also confesses to his mother that "I essentially am not in madness, but mad in craft" (Shakespeare). For Hamlet, he had to pretend to be mad in order to plan and execute his revenge against Claudia. Hamlet’s madness played an important role in the play because he later on became insane after he had feigned his insanity.
Throughout A View from a Bridge, Eddie constantly feels the need to protect his family from the immigrants. Eddie is jealous of Rodolpho entrancing Catherine with his modern masculinity and attempts to cut him off at all times. He attempts to take Catherine away from Rodolpho, and this leads to him impulsively kissing her due to his jealousy. He isolates Rodolpho and leaves him on the outside. Rodolpho responds by removing Eddie from Catherine: ‘(He pulls on Eddie’s arm.
This animalistic imagery shows that not only is Othello being dehumanized by Iago, but Desdemona is as well. Since both characters are not viewed as human to Iago, it shows that he is more willing to embark on manipulative acts upon them. His detachment towards the characters then drives him to do sinister deeds on to them, ultimately causing his downfall. Emilia, Iago’s own wife is another character to which he is detached from. In Act Five, scene two, Iago kills his wife for telling
This essay discusses Iago’s behavior, his manipulative character, his motives and how he represents the Venetian prejudices and intolerance towards Othello. Iago, the cunning character, is the force that propels Othello’s actions. His humor is depicted by Bradly as not being funny and never raises a smile because his humour is intended for destructive purposes (1904). For example, when he tells Desdemona’s father that his daughter has married Othello, he uses his humour to provoke the feelings of hatred and revenge of the father. Iago says: Zounds, sir, you’re
Othello’s severe distrust towards Desdemona is largely because of Iago’s attempt to convince Othello of Desdemona’s affair with Cassio. Throughout the play Othello battles between trusting his wife or trusting his seemingly loyal friend. Othello changes his perspective drastically moments before he inevitably dies. Othello starts Act V furious with Desdemona and slowly realizes how Iago misguided him so greatly. After Desdemona’s loyalty is revealed, Othello understands that Desdemona never betrayed him.
Not only does this affect how he acts, but also others around him. His personality causes him to have no friends, only his wife, in which he misunderstands a countless number of times. For example, he feels jealous when his wife talks about her previous husband, the military officer in the flashbacks. The Narrator thought, “Her officer—why should he have a name?” (Carver, 2) Even though it was not stated, it is evident that the Narrator was feeling jealous through his thoughts and actions. The Narrator is also jealous of Richard.
Shakespeare and Golding have both created villains that add tension to their stories. Tybalt appears throughout the play to only act villainous to protect his families, “solemnity.” At different times in the play we can truly see Tybalt’s explosiveness which sometimes has devastating consequences. Modern audiences would take this as villainy whereas Elizabethan audiences might’ve understood it as courage rather than evil. On the other hand, Roger appears to be an extended metaphor, depicting the evil Golding believed festooned in all humans. Golding creates Roger as psychotic a character the audience truly dislike.