The Manipulation Of Jealousy In Shakespeare's Othello

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Logically Jealous
Jealousy, at its core, is a compelling and omnipresent feeling that causes people to be vengeful or fearful of being replaced by another person. This emotion is prevalent throughout the tragedy Othello and is the catalyst of a myriad of events in the play. In addition to the drama’s core focus on the vices and follies associated with love, this drama features numerous malicious schemes which center around the marriage between Othello and Desdemona. Iago, Othello’s ensign, successfully utilizes jealousy to manipulate Othello, a highly esteemed general, and Roderigo, a rich Venetian businessman who loves Desdemona hopelessly, via logos.
Shortly after the start of the drama, Iago vindictively confides in Othello that he believes
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