“Othello” by William Shakespeare

December 13, 2021 by Essay Writer

In William Shakespeare play Othello, Iago make Othello believe that Desdemona is having an affair with Cassio. He does by taking advantage of any situation to make of Othello doubt. Iago makes Othello thing a lot of crazy thing on his head, Othello got so Jesus leading him to kill his own wife, Desdemona, satisfying Iago objection for revenge. The Reason why Iago develop such as evil plan is that Iago suspects that Othello is having an affair with his wife Emilia. He cited when he said “And it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets he’s done my office. ” The irony behind this line is that he then says, “I know not if’t be true, but I, for mere suspicion in that kind, will do as if for surety. ” That means, He is not sure that Othello is having an affair with his wife but he will pay anyhow, this show that Iago is so blind with his jealousy that he will do anything on his reach to make Othello for such act no sure committed. Iago elaborates a master plan to get Cassio position as a lieutenant. Iago gets Cassio drunk so he could fight Rodrigo.

Othello then discharges Cassio from the lieutenant position when he says, How must poor Cassio have felt? To lose all he had worked for, working up his reputation that any half-hearted human can tell he earned and deserved. Iago knows that Othello who ask him about the deed because of the fame of being an honest man. Iago tells Othello about the deed winning his trust that is when Iago starts to crab Othello by his weak point his Love for Desdemona. The first part of the plant start when Cassio is drunk, and Cassio but the plan begin to develop a little more when Cassio is dismissed from his position. Cassio sad because he reputation has gone under the hill with the act he committed, unfortunately, Iago uses Cassio as a puppet to go ahead with his evil plan. Iago suggests Cassio to try to speak with Desdemona to Convince Othello. Iago knows that Desdemona it a very naive woman and she will be a very valuable piece to continue his evil game. At the castle ground, Cassio meets with Desdemona and exhorted her to ask Othello to take him back. The situation that Iago utilized to his advantages Iago put ideas Of Desdemona and Cassio having an affair in Othello’s mind. Desdemona insists Othello on giving Cassio position back. What makes Othello doubt more and more that Desdemona is been faithful. With all those declarations of love and kindness honesty to Othello Iago fool each every character in the play. Iago plays with Othello manipulate him as a puppet, playing games with Othello mind attacking Othello mind like a Trojan horse. For example when Iago says: “I think you think I love you… I protest, in the sincerity of love and honest kindness. ” And Othello replied Thy honesty and love doth mince this matter… My friend, thy husband, honest, honest Iago. Cassio: Good night honest Iago… I never knew a Florentine more kind and honest. Helping Iago plan that Othello believes on each and everything that he tells to him because Othello will think that he loves me so much that he did not want anybody to take me a fool when really the one that was taking Othello as a fool was it loyal servant Iago.

Othello despair with all of Iago has told him as Iago to give a more solid proof of Desdemona unfaithfulness. Unfortunately, that is when Emilia Iago’s wife gave Iago Desdemona handkerchief that she has found in the palace hall. Iago put the handkerchief on Iago locker And made his way that Othello sees Iago with it. Othello no satisfied with this prove Iago proposed Othello to bring Cassio to an area to the castle and question him about his affair with Desdemona. Iago says: Ply Desdemona well, and you are sure not know if this suit lay in Bianca’s power, how quickly should you speed! Making Othello believe that Cassio where referring to Bianca bring as consequence the murder of Desdemona by Othello’s hand. At the End of the play when Othello realized that he has been fooling by Iago when Emilia told how her husband, Iago obtained the handkerchief, Othello. Iago crab an Emilia and murder her. Then Othello kills Iago and then kill himself. In short, Iago is what we call a true manipulator it is jealousy lead him to provoke the death Desdemona, Othello, Emilia and his own. The theme of the story is that no matter you often you lie to someone sooner or later your true feeling will be revealed.

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