The Symbolism Of Irony In Othello

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The imagery in this movie greatly enhanced its ability to hold viewers attention, specifically the symbolism of Desdemona's handkerchief. Viewers find themselves lost in thought, wondering when will Desdemona’s handkerchief resurface? Desimonas handkerchief plays a much bigger role in the movie than the original play. Not only is it used to convince Othello that Desdemona is cheating on him, but there is also the added scenes where Othello uses it to wipes away Desdemona’s tears. In this scene the hankie symbolizes the couples love and commitment, and that this devotion may soon be lost. And, when it blows in through the window and comes in to Cassio's possession, he places it on his dear Bianca’s pillow while she sleeps, unknowing that soon
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