Jealousy And Animal Motifs In Shakespeare's Othello

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“I am not what I am.” This entire book is based on this quote. Shakespeare is a visionary and he really capture this sense of keep your friends close but your enemies closer. No one is truly what they say they are in this book which I think is a very important that Shakespeare does to his characters. In the calamity that is Othello, by William Shakespeare he consolidate influential themes and motifs that capture the nature of said calamity, these include the themes of manhood/honor and jealousy, as well as money and animal motifs. Money the source of all greed. It plays a important role in this story regarding Iago's plan with Rodrigo. “Thus do I ever make my fool my purse” said by Iago by the end of Act I. This quote stood out among the rest, probably because a character like Iago is so deceiving to get people to do all his work. Rodrigo was the push he needed to get his plan afloat with him to get Cassio mad and then stab the major. Just going back to the quote the purse is this sense of money correct; which is important to the story to go back and say Rodrigo was Iago benefactor. He is corrupt enough to not even care for his feeling for Desdemona saying that all women are whores but that's something else entirely. By the end of Act II Rodrigo has to sell all his land and is moneyless “My money is almost spent.” The thing greed does…show more content…
Heck it's a force that makes the body crave things that are out of this world. We can all ready tell that this story is just want big triangle of jealousy in which no can stop one big domino effect. “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy!” Iago being the big contender that he is wants what Othello has the honor and title which he got robbed from. Rodrigo who is also jealousy of not only Othello but Cassio which he'd do anything to get a chance with Desdemona which I really think he loves her. All these things are what wrap this story in a big
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