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  • Iago

    Who is Iago? Iago poisons people’s thoughts‚ creating ideas in their heads without implicating himself. His first victim is Roderigo. Roderigo remarks‚ "That thou‚ Iago‚ who hast had my purse as if the strings were thine." [Act I‚ Scene I‚ Line 2] Throughout the play‚ Iago leads Roderigo‚ professing that ". . . I do hate [the Moor] as I do Hell pains." [Act I‚ Scene I‚ Line 152] He tells Roderigo to "Put money in thy purse" [Act I‚ Scene III‚ Line 328] so that he can win Desdemona with gifts. Iago

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    IAGO: a cold-hearted villain capable of manipulating anyone to get what he wants. William Shakespeare‚ born: 1564 died: 1616‚ is considered one of the greatest writers who has ever lived. He had a unique way of putting things into words. All of his plays‚ sonnets‚ and poems have gotten great recognition. But when Shakespeare wrote Othello he created one of the most controversial villains of all times; Iago. He is best described as disturbing‚ ruthless‚ and amoral. No other character can even

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  • Iago

    Iago is one of the main characters in the play Othello. His personality consists of being the personification of the moral behavior. Shakespeare goes a lot deeper than that‚ he gives Iago this colour that makes him more than just a stock character. Iago gains complexity throughout the play through having multiple motives‚ his ability to manipulate others and being generally just unsympathetic. Shakespeare shows us exactly what kind of person Iago is right from the beginning of the play. The reader/spectator

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  • iagos-madness

    remorseless and cruel man with a heart of stone manipulates good natured people into becoming insane. Iago‚ the puppet master‚ creates madness throughout the entire novel. He convicted many persuasive scandals in order to satisfy no one but himself. Madness‚ Manipulation‚ and Mendacious are some qualities to describe the main antagonist‚ Iago‚ in the play “Othello‚” by William Shakespeare. Iagos madness plays a very important role in this play‚ in fact if it weren’t for Iago’s madness and manipulations

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  • Iago Manipulates

    the antagonist Iago manipulates other characters. He makes them act in ways that benefits his plan of destroying Othello by making him believe that his wife‚ Desdemona‚ is having an affair with his lieutenant‚ Michael Cassio. In the beginning of the play‚ Roderigo who is in love with Othello’s wife‚ Desdemona‚ comes to Iago for help. Iago manipulates Roderigo by promising him Desdemona’s attention and love if he “put money in thy purse‚” as Iago says. Roderigo gives money to Iago in the mistaken

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  • Iago Analysis

    Othello by William Shakespeare‚ Iago makes the perfect villain. With careful analysis‚ Iagos soliloquies let us know the hidden parts of him that none of the other characters know; he lets one into his mind‚ reveling his twisted thoughts and plans to ruin Othello’s life. Without the villainous role of Iago‚ Othello would not be the tragedy it is today‚ and instead just an empty romance without any conflict. However‚ with deeper analysis‚ some may feel a slight sympathy for Iago. Iago’s jealousy and

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  • Description on Iago

    Iago is a soldier who has fought beside Othello for several years‚ and has become his trusted advisor. He speaks very differently towards different people; for example when talking to Roderigo he presents hatred towards Othello‚ whereas when he is beside Othello‚ threatens Roderigo by raising his sword. Sly and cunning Iago uses language as his weapon by turning people against each other with a mere sentence. He deviously becomes Othello’s trusted servant‚ whereas in reality the audience know he

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  • Iago - The Antagonist

    antagonistic character Iago‚ who through his manipulative and hypocritical qualities satisfied his insatiable desire for revenge‚ and showed his constant deception of the entire cast. Iago is incredibly manipulative. He seems to be aware of how those around him will act and react to certain events. Iago is a smart man who knows that he has to plan ahead in order to get to where he wants to be. He is jealous of Cassio’s position and is determined to manipulate his way into it. Though Iago does not hate Cassio

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  • Iago the Liar

    “Othello” is set in Cyprus and Venice. In the play‚ Iago attempts to destroy the marriage of Othello and Desdemona. Iago is a villain‚ who will not stop until he sees Othello utterly ruined and him in his place. Honesty is one of the major themes of‚ “Othello”. Although there are a lot of characters in the play that aren’t honest‚ Iago is by far the most dishonest character in‚ “Othello”. Due partly to fact that the other characters are so trusting of Iago‚ he is able to use that to be dishonest and manipulate

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  • Character of Iago

    of the rather enigmatic yet definitely Machiavellian‚ character of Iago. Shakespeare reveals him to be a cunning and conniving exploiter and manipulator of other characters who become caught in his web of lies‚ deceit and evil schemes. Iago is forever the cold‚ calculating pragmatist who is cynical about anything associated with goodness‚ such as love‚ virtue‚ reputation and honour. Iago constantly plays the role of ‘honest Iago’‚ which is shown by Shakespeare’s constant dramatically ironic use

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