How Is Iago Ruining Othello's Life

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What drives a person to the urge of destruction? Not of physical property. No, of an individual's life. “Othello”, one of the greatest tragedies written by William Shakespeare to symbolize the tales of a black man surviving in a world meant for snakes and imbeciles. Keying in on figures displaying innocence and ignorance: Desdemona, Othello, Cassio, and Roderigo. Guided by the evils of one magnificent, deviant sinner: Iago. Though displays may differ to viewers, one’s undoing can be sought from the most subtle actions. What causes one to destroy another’s life? Iago’s true motivation in ruining othello’s life is gratuitous. In act one scene one, Iago convinces Roderigo to go to Desdemona’s father’s house with the news that desdemona has married …show more content…

Thus leading in him confronting Iago regarding his accusations and thoughts on confessing to Desdemona. Though he may not know the entire plan Roderigo’s partake in the ordeal is a big portion in it, but once again Iago is able to talk his way out. As stated “Every day thou daffest me with some device, Iago and rather as it seems to me now, keepest from me all conveniency than suppliest me with the least advantage of hope. Iwill indeed no longer endure it;..” says Roderigo.“I grant indeed it hath not appeared, and your suspicion is not without wit and judgement...if thou the next night following in enjoy not desdemona, take me from this world with treachery and devise engines for my life.” says Iago. As the tragedy trickles to the end, Iago and Othello has arranged for Roderigo to kill Cassio and Othello kill Desdemona. Though Roderigo ends up dying, and Cassio is severely wounded. Othello smothers Desdemona as Emilia recite the news of Cassio and Roderigo. Leading to the questions of a dead mistress and a recitement of event from emilia regarding misleading information from Iago. Clearing up the misunderstanding of a husband and his wife when its all too late. For Emilia is stabbed by Iago when reciting the truth and othello kills himself from the guilt of his

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