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    off each other‚ giving the reader a sense of confusion and intrigue. The character that seems to be involved in the story the most‚ besides Iago‚ is Michael Cassio. At the beginning of Othello‚ Cassio is one of Othello’s soldiers and is appointed second in command. Cassio is one of those characters who are easily influenced by others. After Cassio is appointed to his new position‚ Iago influences him in to drinking. The reader soon realizes why he didn’t want to drink and that is because he is

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    In Othello‚ Cassio is a youthful‚ casual character. He is introduced in Act I‚ but does not make an appearance until Act II. Aside from Iago calling him Florentine‚ his background is unknown. He is the young‚ amateur man who gets the promotion Iago wishes to receive‚ which sets the plot into motion. Cassio is a passionate‚ inexperienced‚ and flirtatious character with much to learn‚ but no time to do so. Cassio uses his passion to demonstrate how much he values other people and things constantly

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    Cassio is Othello’s new lieutenant. This promotion upsets Iago‚ who feels that he would be a better fit for the job. In the opening scene of the play‚ Iago shapes the audience’s initial opinion by spending the whole first act of the play bashing Cassio and his lack of true military experience. During Iago’s rant‚ he tells us that he “never set a squadron in the field” (I.i.23). This creates an instant dislike of Cassio‚ and portrays him as weak and naive‚ a reputation that Iago takes advantage of

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    is marxism because marxism has to do with the hierarchy between all the main characters they all have a certain role. The reason Iago jealous of cassio is the fact that he is othello’s right hand man and othello is general of the army of venice and he chose cassio to be his lieutenant and fight by his side. This created a conflict between Iago and cassio because iago wanted Cassio’s position but he wanted them both to suffer and he planned out to seek revenge on Othello by using his love for Desdemona

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    How does Iago Convince Othello to Kill Cassio and Desdemona by the End of Act Three? Act Three of Othello begins with Othello having no doubts at all concerning his wife’s fidelity and the happiness of their marriage‚ and ends with him almost totally convinced of her false guilt of being in an affair despite having very little evidence to prove it and no reason to want it to be true. His complete certainty comes rather from the manipulative skill of his ensign Iago who uses three principal broad

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    How does Iago manage to suggest support and concern for Cassio while also systematically destroying his character? Iago is an insidious and devious villain. There are many examples of this in the play‚ most noticeably perhaps‚ is his success in suggesting support and concern for Cassio whilst also systematically degenerating his character. He succeeds in doing this due to his accommodate personality and effective use of language. Shakespeare presents Iago as a character with the ability to change

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    Michael Cassio from Othello Michael Cassio is Othello’s lieutenant and is trusted by Othello for his safety. More than a lieutenant‚ Othello regarded him as his friend. Cassio was the person who approved of Othello and Desdemona’s marriage when no one supported their love. He was the only person trusted by Othello to convey his messages to Desdemona and vice versa. Moreover‚ he was a faithful‚ reliable and capable lieutenant. Michael Cassio was the hinge on which the play turns‚ because he falls

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    manipulates Roderigo‚ blinded by his love for Desdemona and when he tricks Othello into thinking Desdemona cheated on him. Throughout the play‚ Iago expresses his hatred for Othello due to the fact he did not choose him for the lieutenant spot over Michael Cassio. He also suspects that Othello is having an affair with Emilia‚ Iago’s wife. First of all‚ Iago begins his manipulation by adopting emotional appeals. Iago’s "partner‚" Roderigo‚ is madly in love with Desdemona‚ and wants to marry her. Iago

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    Othello‚ Cassio and Iago are soldiers‚ how important are soldiery values to the confiding tragedy? Amongst the play soldiery values deeply affect the personality traits and subsequent actions of the characters involved. Soldierly camaraderie plays a big part in affecting Othello’s irreversible loyalty towards Iago. This false trust makes Iago able to twist the truth and lie about Desdemona’s adultery with another soldier‚ Michael Cassio. Soldierly reputation also is an overriding theme in the story

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    From Desdemona’s Diary ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- …You never really know when you are going to meet the love of your life. One night‚ my father‚ the Venetian Senator hosted a dinner party at our home. That was when I first met my dear Othello. My father introduced me to him‚ though he did not have the intention of me being interested in him. I did not know anyone there and he wanted me to feel included. Othello is a Moor

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