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What Is The Theme Of Jealousy In Othello

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Jealous Much?
Tyree Smith
Mr. Welch
Crete-Monee High School

Jealous is feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements or advantages. Think back to a time when you felt jealous of someone or something. One of the biggest themes that took place in Othello was jealousy. Several times in the book jealousy occurred. Iago is upset because Othello chose Michael Cassio as his lieutenant. Brabantio is jealous because the Moor stole his daughters love. Othello gets jealous when he finds out Desdemona is unfaithful. Jealousy is a result of circumstances and manipulation.
In the beginning of the play, Iago is upset because Othello selected Micheal Cassio as his lieutenant. He is jealous of Cassios
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Especially when have a daughter that falls in love with a man you dislike. If you think that is tough, think about the pain Brabantio had to go through. “I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter/ and the moor are now making the beast with two backs.” Iago stired up some drama between Brabantio and Othello. His crude euphemistic metaphor remarks Iago’s crassness and his desire to harm those above him in society. The two hating and jealous men storm the home of the senator, Brabantio, and father of Desdemona in a vain effort to have him recover the missing girl. Brabantio is very jealous of the man who has stolen his daughter because she has been his only companion and help in the home: “And what’s to come of my despised time / Is naught but…show more content…
Iago is upset because Othello chose Michael Cassio as his lieutenant. Brabantio is jealous because the Moor took his daughters heart. Othello gets jealous when he finds out Desdemona is disloyal. Most of the people in this book were feeling resentment against someone because of that person 's rivalry, success, or advantages. Which was the case for these characters. References
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