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Iago has heard that Cassio has had and affair with his wife Emilia. Furthermore. But Othello says that he has seduced her by telling her his war stories. Iago is Othello·s servant and is paid by Roderigo to help him because he wants to seduce Desdemona. Iago betrays Othello by helping Roderigo because he is jealous of Cassio a soldier that Othello has made his lieutenant. when Iago wanted that place. . Bravantio accuses Ohello of wooing his daughter by witchcraft. He has married Desdemona who is the senator·s daughter (Bravantio). Desdemona says that what Othello tells is true.Othello·s plot Othello is a moorish general in the Venetian army. so the senator and the Duke of Venice believe them. So Roderigo and Iago make a plan and they go to Bravantio·s and they tell him that his daughter has married a moor.
so Othello gets very angry with Cassio striping him of his rank. So Othello. Iago tells Cassio to try to persuade Desdemona to convince Othello that he should readmit him. Desdemona. Iago makes the most of this situation getting Cassio drunk with wine. Iago and Desdemona·s servant (Emilia) go to Cyprus. Iago takes advantage of this situation to convince Othello of being suspicious of Desdemona and Cassio. Actually. Then. However. There. Othello celebrates a party because a storm has destroyed the Turkish fleet. Iago needs a proof to make Othello think that Desdemona has been unfaithful to him so he asks Emilia to steal Desdemona·s handkerchief (a present of his husband which represents faithfulness) .Othello·s plot The Duke orders Othello to lead the army in the fight against the Turks in Cyprus. his lieutenant Cassio.
convinced of Desdemona·s unfaithfulness. and Iago convinces Roderigo to kill Cassio. orders Iago to kill Cassio. so Iago kills Roderigo. . Iago afraid of the fact that his wife can tell the truth kills her. and himself later. He feels terrible sad and guilty of mistrusting his wife and killing her that he kills Iago first. but he don't get that purpose. Othello figures out all the truth and he realizes that he was wrong. Othello accuses his wife of infidelity and kills her.Othello·s plot Othello. However.
Roderigo is jealous of Othello and of the relationship he has with Desdemona so any try to destroy his life is welcome. love related to jealousy. revenge. betrayal« Love and jealousy: 2 kinds of love: the love that exists between Othello and Desdemona and an unrequited love that is which Roderigo feels for Desdemona. he directly kills her without letting her to explain the facts. their mistakes and the most extreme consequence of these mistakes that is death. However is more dangerous the jealousy and the distrust that Othello feels of Desdemona. because these feelings are lead to death. Iago is upset with Othello and he is jealous of Cassio because Ohello has give him a place in the army that Iago wanted for himself. So Iago·s jealousy and envy are what make all this chain of misfortunes. Some themes of Othello are these feelings. He does not trust in his wife and in the love she feels for him.Othello·s themes Shakespeare is the best writer in showing humans' bad feelings. Furthermore Iago·s jealousy is which entails all the problems of the story. . as for instance: envy.
he wants also to get revenge on Iago when he finds out that he has planned everything to destroy him.Othello·s themes Envy: The envy that Iago feels about Cassio·s success is what makes Iago to take revenge of Othello due to the fact that he has appointed Cassio as his lieutenant instead of giving Iago that place. Iago wants to take revenge on Othello because he has not make him his lieutenant. Directly: Iago and Desdemona (he kills them with his own hands). Roderigo has also envy of Othello because he also wanted to be Desdemona·s lover. and Iago uses Roderigo) Betrayal: Iago betrays Othello because he does not chosen him as his lieutenant. He serves Roderigo behind his back being paid to help Roderigo to seduce Othello·s wife. Inderectly: Cassio (he orders Iago to kill him. He gets revenge on his wife because of the suspected affair« Othello takes revenge on Cassio. Revenge: Almost all the characters of the story feel it in a moment of the play. . Othello wants to take revenge on Cassio because he thinks that he has an affair with his wife. Iago and Desdemona by killing them directly or indirectly.