Othello's Jealousy Analysis

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“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey'd monster, which doth mock the meat it feeds on. (3.3.170)” In the tragedy Othello, the Moor of Venice we meet Othello who has problems holding his jealousy in place. After Iago presented the idea that Desdemona, Othello’s wife, is cheating with his lieutenant. He can’t think about anything else. Iago’s plan is to become lieutenant and does everything he can to fulfil his plan. William Shakespeare wrote the tragedy in approximately 1603. Othello is a dark skinned man who has fought his whole life against racism and being equal. He has always been “outsider” which leaves him vulnerable to racist attitudes. He acts with integrity and honesty and with a strong send of fairness. There are many…show more content…
“O fool,fool,fool (5,2,319)”. He realized that he had based his actions on a small jealousy and a lie from a friend without getting all the facts correct. “Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, nor set down aught in malice (5.2.337)” Right before stabbing himself, he tells the new leader that the truth should be told truthfully, which can link to principle by taking responsibility of our own actions and their consequences. He is doesn’t wont the story to be a lie. He wants to be remembered as an honest leader who was fooled by his best man. Therefore as you can see the tragedy Othello, the Moor of Venice has many example of Othello being both principled and immoral. He begins off with being a calm and confident character who keeps his mind in difficult situation. However when his jealousy takes over he become an irrational, violent, and insanely jealous husband. Othello murders his own wife after Iago convinces him that Desdemona has been unfaithful. When it is too late he realizes what he have done and kills himself as an act on responsibility of his own actions and

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