Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The Dual Nature of Characters in Shakespeares Othello :: GCSE English Literature Coursework
Dual Nature of Characters in Othello Many of the characters in Shakespeares tragedy, Othello are fraudulent to the extent that how they are perceived in public is not how they stock in private. The apprehension of the public plays a very important utilization in the play Othello. The character of Iago uses his public perception as an innocent objet dart to deceive Othello and other characters in the play. The perception of the public of Othello and Cassio contend an important role in the play. Iagos public perception play a very key role in the play. Everyone thought of Iago asan in force(p) man. O, thats an beneficial fellow , You advise me well ........ goodnighthonest Iago - ........thats an honest fellow I know thourt rich of love and honesty .Iago has everyone fooled into believing that he is a noble honest man. Without thispublic perception of world honest he could never add up Othello to believe that Desdemona wascheating on him. Othello would have probably killed him if he didnt have the public perceptionof creation an honest man. Iago knew that an important man like Othello couldnt ignorethe possibility that his wife was cheating on him. Nobody suspects that Iago is a deceitfulman and would plot and plan to demean Othello, Cassio and Desdemona in such acunning way. Iago used his public perception, and the insecurities of Othello being a Moor, toallow him to manipulate Othello.Othello had a public perception of being a military man, and a courageous leader. ValiantOthello, We must instantly employ you... Here comes Brabantio and the valiant Moor. Othello has been a soldier since he was 7 years of age, and has experience on thebattle field. Othello was chosen when they went to fight the Turkish fleet. Because ofhis public perception, it wasnt hard for other people to accept the race between him andDesdemona. As Iago started putting ideas in Othellos head intimately Cassio andDesdemona being together, another side of Othellos per sonality started to surface. Because Iago had the public perception of being an honest man, Othello couldnt ignore hisinsinuations about Desdemona. Othello wondered if Desdemona really love him, or ifshe was just using him to rebel against her father. With Iago constantly putting theseideas in his head, Othello was convinced to kill his wife. Cassio was known to be a good soldier, and is royal of that public perception.