T.F Hodges once said,"Manipulation, fueled with good intent, can be a blessing. But when used wickedly, it is the beginning of a magician's karmic calamity. " Manipulation will only be suitable when a person is completely selfless. People however will never be completely selfless, therefore they always will try to better themselves by manipulating others. This phenomenon is also elucidated in Shakespeare's tragedies.
Greedy Iago Friends come in various ways,some are meant to teach lessons, others are there for life, and the rest want to see your downfall. Iago from the play, “Othello,” by William Shakespeare, betrays the bond of Othello’s friendship, poisoning Othello’s life and everyone else they encounter. And all for what? Status, Job Position, Pleasure? Iago, consumed by revenge and jealousy, inflicts evil upon his fellow neighbors.
Shakespeare’s Othello begins with Iago, who is disgruntled because the rank of lieutenant was given to Michael Cassio rather than to himself, already causing trouble for those in Venice by screaming out claims of Othello’s wrongdoings. The operations of Iago are what carry the plot of Othello forward and are what lead many to the fallacy of Iago being the lead. The actual lead Othello follows the inherent traits of mankind creating decisions based on morality, but Iago is unyielding to moral judgment and intends to complete his agenda no matter the repercussions. Iago wishes to take revenge on Othello and Cassio for stripping him of the position that he believes that he had earned. However, Iago does not desire the revenge he carries out to be swift, but rather in a long meticulous fashion in order to enjoy the suffering of his adversaries to the fullest.
In Othello you will find that everyone isn’t always how they may seem to be. They would lie just to become close to you and get what they want. In Othello Act 5, Scene 2 there are conflicts between Othello and Iago. “Emilia: Then you told a lie, a sick, wicked lie. I swear on my soul it was a lie.
William Shakespeare is a classic writer and has written several plays. One of his famous plays he has written was Othello. There is several hidden meaning behind a person’s appearance. Lies and manipulation are common in the play and to society. When Iago manipulates each character he finds their weakness and their passion to make them do what he desires.
Whoever said a “little white lie would never hurt anyone” was completely wrong. Written within the plays of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller; and “Othello” by William Shakespeare, we see the effects of lying and deceit. A lie is powerful and damaging. A lie can destroy a reputation, can destroy a marriage, can destroy a town, it destroys lives. We witness the snowballing effect that lies and deceit produce.
The Sociopathy of Othello’s Iago Luke Wakumoto (1.) One of the more common and well known traits of sociopathy is being a superficial Charmer. That is, someone who tends to be smooth and charming to get what they want. Iago uses this type of charm many times throughout the story, though this is most notable when uses it to pretend to ally with Othello, and when he convinces Roderigo to try to kill Cassio. (2.)
Ender is manipulated Almost all individuals prefer honesty over deceit. There are times when lying and manipulation seem to be necessary. To remove a burden, lying can be a proper solution. But there are times people just lie for their own benefit, which eventually hurts others.
During the summer, I was tasked with the job of reading three books and acknowledging the external and internal conflicts of the main characters and how they affect their decisions throughout the novel. The three books were A Painted House, by John Grisham, Farewell to Manzanar, by James D. Houston and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, and Othello (drama), by William Shakespeare. A Painted House is a reminiscent story of the narrator; however, it’s from his point of view as a seven year-old. On the onset of the novel there was major external conflict, Luke and his family needed workers for their cotton field.
Iago plan to destroy Othello evolves when he notices Desdemona's assertive behavior towards her father. Iago realizes this characteristic because Iago's wife, Emilia, is a cynical character that is similar to Desdemona's assertiveness. He is already accustomed to his own idea that women are objects because he is crude and disdainful towards his wife. In act II, scene I, Iago publicly questions Emilia's virtue and loyalty by Desdemona. " Sir, would she give you so much of her lips /