When Iago begins poisoning Othello’s mind with false suspicion of Desdemona’s fidelity, the mood is extremely frustrating. The reader is aware of Iago’s lies, yet Othello is being easily led to believe them. This also evokes anger towards Iago, he is evil in his constant lying, yet he is referred to by Othello as kind and honest. This irony is painful to the reader because it is so blatant. Othello’s extreme jealousy causes the reader a combination of emotions.
Desdemona’s death triggered Emilia to defend for herself and Desdemona as she stood up for herself, as it brought her out the dark. As Emilia’s anger escalates, she finally realizes who Iago truly is. In conclusion, in Othello, the characters experience fury that leads them to act a certain way, which these actions reflect the song, Rolling In the Deep. Iago’s jealousy creates anger because of the qualitative difference. Othello is not aware of this fact since he is enraged by the thought of Desdemona cheating on him.
The conversation between both lovers in Act IV scene II, then shows how jealousy has turned Othello to a different man, and that his relationship with Desdemona that once overcame the hardest obstacle is now in a downfall. Jealousy by this point has taken over Othello, and it blinded his eyes from reality. This led to what had become one of the most tragic plays in the
By having an affair with a woman who has chosen him, Willy is able to fuel his overinflated ego. The need to constantly feed his ego is caused by the tragic flaw of pride which hurts his son Biff’s future. Biff is heartbroken due to the fact that his idol and father commits such adultery. He runs off “weeping fully” (121) when he discovers the scarring truth of whom he once thought to be great. Due to Willy’s egotistical nature and the need to feed it with a mistress, his downfall begins in the eyes of Biff.
Iago is envious of Othello’s position of power, and the rumors that Emilia had an affair with Othello. Ultimately, Iago plans to destroy Othello by inciting him with envy, and to get Othello to turn on his wife.Iago’s paramount display of envy for Othello is in his soliloquy and also his conversations with Othello. Othello soon becomes overwhelmed with envy, and it is this envy that drives the play, and Iago’s plans. Iago begins the play with a deep envy for Othello, and only deepens as the play continues. Iago’s jealousy for Othello begins with Emilia, and the rumor that they were romantically involved.
He wanted to be with Desdemona badly and because Othello married her without consent he is jealous of him. This begins Roderigo's resentment to Othello, and his thoughts on ruining him. Also, since Othello has married Desdemona without Barbantio's approval. Roderigo helps Iago with his plan to make Desdemona's father aware of the situation, due to the fact that they both want to sabotage Othello. Iago says to Roderigo, "Call up her father,/ Rouse him.
Iago’s ill will towards Michael Cassio’s promotion puts Iago in a jealous rage and Iago will do whatever it takes to destroy Michael Cassio not caring who is taken down along the way. Jealousy serves as a theme for William Shakespeare’s Othello. Jealousy starts in the opening scene which ends the play in many of the character’s demise. In Act 1 of William Shakespeare’s Othello Iago informs wealthy Roderigo of Othello’s marriage to Desdemona. Roderigo who has been paying Iago in his pursuit to win Desdemona’s love is overwhelmed with jealousy.
He tricks Othello into thinking the worst about Cassio and that he is having an affair with Othello’s wife Desdemona. Throughout the tragic play of Othello, Shakespeare uses an ongoing theme of appearance versus reality to show how Iago manipulates each character, especially Roderigo and Othello, into misinterpreting what they see. Iago is a very tricky character; he pretends to be a loyal servant to Othello, but is also secretly destroying his marriage at the same time. There is a lot of dramatic irony throughout the entire play, the audience knows all about Iago’s motives and no one else does. In the beginning on the play Iago talks about his hatred towards Othello and gives the audience an inside view on all of his true motives.
He, Iago, throughout the whole play just wanted to get back at Othello for not choosing him as Othello’s second-in-command. The theme of jealousy fits well into this play, Iago uses jealousy and hate to fuel his revenge. He uses Othello’s feelings of intense love for Desdemona, and twists them into doubt and suspicion. Jealousy runs throughout the play. Iago is jealous of Cassio and Othello.
Both of these characters make irrational decisions so they can become closer to their love. Ironically, the ridiculousness of each choice makes the play more relatable to the audience because love makes everyone a little crazy. Helena, the scorned lover, is a perfect example of the insanity love causes. She is enamored with Demetrius, but her love is not returned. Demetrius scorns Helena, calling her ugly so often that she believes it.