The Existence Of Love And Hate In Shakespeare's Othello

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Walking down the streets of Venice you can see a couple that can’t seem to take their hands off each other. Then you walk a little farther and observe a couple punching one another. Love and hate are two of the strongest emotions that we may ever encounter. Both emotions can force you to do weird things. Love is an eternal emotion that lifts human’s spirits and spreads happiness throughout your soul. Hate can start sorrow and leads to misery. Although these two emotions are enemies, they are also friends. Love is a clear emotion to recognize. You can observe it every day between teenagers, friends and couples. The existence of love in your life means that there is a person who supports you and catches you when you fall. Hate is another emotion…show more content…
Love connects people, love connects lives of togetherness, or love may put someone in a magnificent state of euphoria or break a heart in two. Its strength is undeniable. It can change someone dramatically, or drive him to do insane acts that are completely out of their character. Love stands the test of time; it lives on eternally in the heart of every human, who found someone to love. Love and hate has existed in literature for ages. Literature has for centuries changed the views of individuals about love and hate. Shakespeare 's play- Othello- exhibits many aspects of love and hate. There is the passion of Othello for Desdemona contradicted by Iago 's hatred of Othello. Cassio loves Othello contradicted by Iago 's hatred of him. Finally, there is Othello 's love for Desdemona balanced by his hatred of the rumor that he has been…show more content…
In the tragedy of Othello, Shakespeare really examines our true understanding of love, and where it can exist. Understanding the relationship between Desdemona and Othello, the drama seems to admit that marriage based on an innocent pure love is expected to fail. Shakespeare is gloomy about the presence and permanence of a true love. There is a connected line of treachery and wiliness among his human characters. Othello and Desdemona, as shown in the play, are the two pure innocents there ever were. Othello and Desdemona appear to love one another innocently at the beginning, but this pure love becomes more of a devastating love. This becomes true and intense because there is no basis for this relationship in this world. There is no faith and there is no trust. Othello has consumed most of his life in the battle, which makes him a magnificent gladiator. Othello says " Rude am I in my speech, and little blessed with the soft phrase of peace, For since these arms of mine had seven years ' pith Till now some nine moons wasted, they have used Their dearest action in the tented field, and little of this great world can I speak, More than pertains to feats of broils
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