Jealousy In Othello Analysis

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William Shakespeare wrote “Othello the Moor of Venice” in 1604. Jealousy is fundamentally how the characters’ lives in Othello from the commencement, when Roderigo is envious of Othello because he longs to be with Desdemona, and to the finale of the play, when Othello is filled with envy because he believes Cassio and Desdemona have been engaging in an affair. For the most part the characters’ jealousy is engendered by other characters. Iago is involved in much of this, telling prevarications and engendering alluding situations. He is directly consumed with jealousy of that of Cassio and filled with detestation of Othello because he was not culled as lieutenant, in which Cassio was. Iago only cares for himself in that he wants everyone to feel as he does so he engenders the jealousy of other characters. Iago is a man visually impaired by envy and vexation, with a goal in mind for everyone to become equipollent jealous, which he consummates through his apostasy and manipulation of characters, concretely Othello. To…show more content…
Both of them decide to have an achievement in mind to have the upper hand over each other. Othello wants answers and Iago wants to chicane those who have done harm to him. Iago turns conversations around to lead Othello to come up with a terminus plan that Iago wants. By doing so, Iago waits for what Othello verbalizes to decipher how to respond to increment Othello’s jealousy. For example, Othello asks Iago about Cassio being with Desdemona when the two visually perceive them together in a private area alone. “Was that not Cassio parted from my wife?” questions Othello to Iago, to which Iago responds, “Cassio, my Lord?” Othello answers back, “I do believe ‘twas he” (3. 3. 772). Here, Iago has beat around the bush to the question asked by Othello and thus asks another question, turning things around so that Othello genuinely answers his own

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