The way that Othello was turned to hatred is ironic. The overpowering delusion that he suffers is due to his beliefs of an affair.
His primal qualities lead him to easily believe anything that is presented to him. The final stages of the play reveals the true gullibility of Othello to the other characters. Iago agrees to help kill Desdemona and Cassio. When Othello finally went through with his plan, the dying Desdemona reassures her faith to him.
Othello believes Iago and his own false deductions instead of his own wife. She did not suspect that Othello would suspect her for an affair. In reality, Othello is a gullible person who is drawn into jealousy and falseness by Iago. Othello accomplished his plan of killing his wife and destroying a marriage that had no reason to be torn apart.
Desdemona was the victim of a plot by a gullible man driven into rage because of lies. When Emilia confronted Othello, he admits to killing his wife but said that she was untrue to him. An honest man he is, and hates the slime that sticks on filthy deeds. He believes Iago and his lies because he thinks that Iago is honest.
Othello then finds out that Iago did not go through with his vow to kill Cassio. Othello told the officials his reasons for committing murder and that Iago told him of an affair. What you know, you know. From this time forth, I never will speak a word. He just simply made insinuations and suggestions about one. Othello really does not know of an affair between Desdemona and Cassio, but his gullibility leads him to be overtaken with appearances.
Othello does not make any real attempt to find out the truth. He relies on Iago to provide a picture of what he thought happened. His background of baseness makes him a weak minded person. The promotion of Cassio begins to show jealousy in the play It is a tale of love, deception, evil, honesty, and virtue. Othello himself is set apart from other Shakespearean tragic heroes by the absolute feeling of affection the audience feels for him even unto the very end of the play.
Any discerning reader painfully recognizes the virtue and goodness of Othello throughout the entire play, in contrast to the general degeneration of character so typical of a tragic hero Othello, an intricate tragedy about good versus evil, loyalty, love, sexual jealousy, and appearance versus reality, is told in a first person point of view.
The play is entitled Othello and the plot and action encompasses him, thus supporting his position of protagonist. The play takes place during the Renaissance in Venice, Italy and in Cyprus over three days Aristotle defined the concept of a tragic hero as the destruction of a noble person, usually with a personal flaw, and this flaw determines their fate.
Shakespeare so prominently exhibits the tragic flaw Othello obtains, allowing implications and thoughts, to overrun reality and show how just the insecurity one possesses can allow a person to become powerless Iago tells Othello that he knows the " Othello's mind does not need arguing, and he spends no time on deciding whether or not Tragedy Defined By Arthur Miller: Othello And Willy Loman words - 3 pages "Tragedy and the Common Man" written by Arthur Miller defines what he feels is a tragedy.
There are several different characteristics that Miller feels defines a tragic figure. One is that the main character does whatever he has to do to secure his personal sense of dignity.
Another key part of a tragedy is the "tragic flaw" that the main character has. When the character recognizes his tragic flaw, he tries to overcome it, and fails in the Tragic Flaws Of Othello words - 4 pages believes appearances, he wanted ocular proof of Desdemona's unfaithfulness.
Even a superficial piece of evidence would have been sufficient. In his statement, "Give me a living reason she is disloyal. This is a clear example of his gullibility and that appearances can fool him. The tragic flaw of gullibility leads his feelings to make bad judgments. The play, Othello, is a twisted tale of deceit and revenge. Iago creates an alternate world filled with lies, that unfortunately consumes the trusting and naive Othello.
Othello's downfall comes about due to a combination of the influence of Iago and the fatal character flaws of the otherwise virtuous Othello. Iago Othello words - 6 pages all villains, Othello's tragic flaw of jealousy, leads to his downfall. Iago manipulates the characters and enrages Othello's fire of jealousy within himself.
Desdemona pleads withOthello that she has been faithful and has done nothing wrong. Even though he has great success in the battlefield, he has a dramatic flaw that causes a downfall in his life. Othello really does not know of an affair between Desdemona and Cassio, but his gullibility leads him to be overtaken with appearances. When Othello was told about an affair between Desdemona and Cassio, he started to become jealous. In the military Othello meets Cassio and Iago, he chooses Cassio as his lieutenant which upsets Iago.