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    beneficial needs. In William Shakespeare’s play Othello, when not chosen for the higher titled position, the villain seeks revenge and manipulates others in scandalous acts to take over. Through characterization of the three main characters, Othello, Desdemona, and Iago, we realize that, lacking trust leads to a self-disrupting nature filled with betrayal, death, and suicide. Iago’s characterization was best described as one who is able to brainwash the ignorant and manipulate people to his advantage

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    and Desdemona suffer a tragic fate due to their actions and unforeseen circumstances. A majority of Desdemona’s suffering is down to Iago’s manipulation. However, it could also be argued that Iago is not completely to blame for the misfortune of Desdemona. We as the readers can see evidence of this at certain points in the play where Iago has planted the seeds of despair and Desdemona and Othello have fallen for his plans. In this essay, I will look at key moments in the play where Desdemona is presented

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    Desdemona in William Shakespeare's Othello In Act One, Scene Three when we first hear of Desdemona through her father Brabantio, the image of a small, shy and innocent young girl comes to mind. When Brabantio tells the Duke of his daughter he calls her ‘A maiden never bold; / of spirit so still and quiet’ and the only reason she married Othello is because ‘she feared to look on’ him. Brabantio seems sure that this is the daughter he knows so well and he believes that she must have been

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    Desdemona and Othello Though her world was fall apart with Iago creating false images of an affair between her and Cassio to Othello, Desdemona strangely remains kind, innocent, and willing to grant grace. When Cassio approaches her for help, she quickly agrees to help her old friend. While she discusses relationships with Emilia, she rejects all thoughts of infidelity. She had every reason to fight Othello when Othello carries out her murder, yet she resist only a little, She responses, “The Lord

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    will not be answered so. They are not ever jealous for the cause, But jealous for they’re jealous. It is a monster Begot upon itself, born on itself. (1311). She indicates that she knows the effect of terrible jealousies and in speaking with Desdemona and Iago, Emilia displays her intensely strong feelings against those who would plant distrust in a marriage. She tells us she suspects some such person has done this to Iago. I will be hanged, if some eternal villain, Some busy and insinuating

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    true. Although Iago does essentially get the ball rolling, Othello and Desdemona aren’t exactly innocent either. Both of them are prime examples of just how easily the human psyche/mind can be manipulated to hating, betraying, and even killing the people they love (Othello mainly). Other characters, like Roderigo, Cassio, and Emilia, are also blameworthy. They didn’t try to stop Iago, or refrain from their relationship with Desdemona (Cassio), they were so easily manipulated that it’s hard not to see

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    Between Othello and Desdemona We first learn of there being a relationship between Othello and Desdemona when Iago and Roderigo are telling Roderigo (Desdemona's Father), that ''an old black ram is tupping your white ewe''. This is referring to Othello and Desdemona having sexual intercourse, and shortly after hearing this, we become informed that Desdemona is ''Tying her duty, Beauty, Wit, and Fortunes In an extravagant and wheeling stranger''. This suggests to us that Desdemona is considering

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    as Desdemona and Emilia are largely passive and subject to the whims of the male characters. Indeed, as Desdemona becomes more passive, Emilia becomes more assertive, almost as if the play cannot accommodate more than one rounded female character at a time. As the play progresses, Desdemona transforms from an assertive woman to a passive victim. In the beginning of the play, Desdemona is independent and not afraid of the men in her life. After Othello tells the story of how he and Desdemona fell

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    Analysis Of Characters Othello, Iago and Desdemona Works Cited Missing Desdemona is the daughter of Brabantio, a man of reputation in Venice, and the wife of Othello, also a man spoken often of. She is part of the upper class of Venetian society. Desdemona may be perceived by the audience as a character to be admired and respected or as a naive young woman in need of attention . Desdemona's banter with Iago can be played as polite conversation or controversial flirtation. Apparently, she

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    Character Development of Iago, Desdemona and Othello The three characters of Iago, Desdemona and Othello are gradually revealed to the audience as Act One unfolds. All three are linked to one another and talk to and about each other. Their characters unfold through their interaction with others and how they behave in isolation. The first impression formed of Iago comes from what Roderigo says. Being gullible, Roderigo has given Iago his purse. A character who accepts an offer like this is likely

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