To begin with Othello, he is the protagonist of the play and a tragic hero who brings his own downfall due to hamartia. He is also a tragic hero because he has flaws of jealousy issues and lack of trust in his wife. The beginning of Othello 's problems were caused by his own friend in the military, Iago. Due to not being promoted as lieutenant by Othello and losing the position to Cassio, Iago seeks to bring revenge upon Othello by tricking him and multiple characters to destroy Othello 's marriage.
To further show Othello 's blindness of the truth, the character of Iago manipulates Othello into believing that Cassio is not ca...
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...te to Iago 's will ("The Relationship Between..."). As far Emilia knows, she does not have anything to do with iago 's schemes. She is blind to the true motives and the revengeful mindset of Iago towards Othello and Desdemona. However, towards the resolution, Emilia informs Othello of the truth and Iago is not pleased. He then Stabs her to her death. Emilia also dies innocently because of unfortunate fate.
To conclude the innocent and unfortunate deaths of certain characters in Shakespeare 's plays, it is perceived that the characters have flaws which blinds them against the truth. Othello, Desdemona, and Emilia are mislead by Iago and die with being justified or because of the hidden truth. An indirect lesson is also observed in the play; the big truth will always win at last no matter how bigger the lie is. Many times, justice just is not achieved in tragedies.
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