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Deception Of Jealousy In Shakespeare's Othello

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Lastly, Iago’s biggest take down is Othello. He acknowledges that Othello's weakness is Desdemona and uses it to his advantage. Jealousy is what drives Othello to do crazy things towards Cassio and Desdemona. Although Othello is a great leader, he lets Iago alter his perception through words and suffers. Iago convinces Othello of Desdemona’s infidelity when he“visually” explains how he has caught Cassio and Desdemona together. Iago uses descriptive words to make Othello see the what he wants him to see. In the final scene of the play, Othello kills himself after he realized the truth. It is the conflict between Othello’s deception from Iago and his willingness to mentally distress himself that gives him a tragic ending. Iago’s evil plot against
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