Abbott; Schmidt, to Dr. Schmidt's invaluable Shakespeare Lexicon. Prometheus stole fire from heaven and gave it to man. I cannot help weeping, but I am pitiless ; my sorrow is like the love of the gods, who take those they love.
There is huge disparity in their character traits and they are seen to contrast each other. Their character can be compared basing on their views on racist, vengeance, confidence, personality strength and general character traits. The purpose of this comparison is to enhance the understanding of the play since the story is based on their antagonism, Newler, As a comparison, Newler says that both of them are strong.
This can be seen when they were ready to attack the Turkish officers. It is also seen when they defended themselves against their opponents and fellow countrymen who were against them. Ruckler argues that both Othello and lago were Jealous.
Othello was higher ranking in the army than him. Othello is jealous from the fact that he intended to kill Cassio on suspicion that he had an affair with his wife. According to Newler, Lago is depicted to be a racist; this is clear from the fact that he had a lot to say about Othello on his back despite him being his friend.
Othello on the other hand is not racist, Newler, Lago is vengeful because he took revenge on Othello for not appointing him as his officer, by lying that Cassio had an affair with his wife [Desdemona] and even going further to make suspicious acts and providing evidence.
He manipulates evils and pretends to be a good person to faces of others yet he talks on their backs, Raloff, Lago on the other hand does not have enough, Newler, Ruckler adds that there are some unique qualities for Othello includes: He is also Loving and emotional.
He goes ahead to marry his wife despite the resistance he was going through. His ambition is seen when he plans to destroy Othello and Cassio because he intended to take up the power in the army, Ruckler, The comparison between the two characters gives the basis of understanding the moral lessons of the play.
This enriches the play be creating and sustaining interest in the play. Work cited Newler, Martin. Play Othello; Summary and Analysis. Study Guide to the Play Othello. Othello; Character analysis and plot summary.Start studying Othello Act 1 Review.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. How does Iago make himself look favorable in Othello's eyes? what does Iago plan to do to further his plot against Othello? He plans to make Othello jealous of Cassio to ruin his marriage.
Features. Iago (Othello) Edit. History Talk (4) Share. Evil-doer. Full Name. Iago. Alias 'Honest' Iago He ridicules the idea of people putting their trust in others or having loyalty to someone, and in his eyes, the only good kind of servant is one who is only feigning loyalty to make their masters easier to manipulate.
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From the start of Shakespeare's Othello, Iago makes it very clear that he holds no love for the title character. In his opening argument with Roderigo, Iago say What motives inspired Iago to .
Iago particularly wants to destroy Othello to seek revenge for Othello's naming Cassio as lieutenant. Iago felt certain that Othello would give .
In doing so Iago hopes to become greater in Othello’s eyes. Even as he uses Othello’s kind nature against him, Iago is determined to, “Make the Moor thank me, love me, and reward me.” (II,i,) Iago uses logic to take revenge against Othello, and to satisfy his craving for power over everyone around him.
But that same evening. These two "proofs" -- both lies -- convince Othello and he vows revenge against Desdemona. [ Scene Summary ] Othello, having already vowed to kill Desdemona, still wants proof that she is guilty, so he sets a trap for her by asking her for a handkerchief.