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This is the question we ask ourselves while reading Shakespeares Othello Throughout the play Iagos mission is revealed as trying to strip Othello of all honor and reduce him to his bestial state Iago sees Othello as a beat from the beginning of the play and is determined to expose him to everyone In order for the world to see what Iago already views Othello as Iago intends to persuade Othello to violate his code of honor the honor which is the only thing that separates the beasts from the men Ironically as Iago tries to coax the beat out of Othello by making him violate his code of justice we see that Othellos bestiality was there all along From the beginning of the play Iagos view of Othello as a beast is obvious Iago repeatedly describe Othello in terms of animals When Iago tries to anger Brabantio when news of his daughter marrying the Moor erupts Iago describe his new son-in-law in vulgar bestial terms Iago says Even now now very now an old black ram is tuping your white ewe I1 lines 89-90 He also states youll have your daughter coverd with a Barbary horse youll have your nephews neigh to you youll have coursers for cousins and gennets for germans I1 lines 110-114 Iago truly thinks Othello a beast as he even refers to Othello in animal terms when he is by himself In Iagos soliloquy at the end of Act 1 Iago says that Othello will as tenderly be led by thnose as asses are I3 lines 395-396 Everyone else sees Othello a man of justice who is spoken of by the Duke as he says If virtue no delighted beauty lack Your son-in-law is far more fair than black I3 lines 330-331 Iago is determined to bring out the beast in Othello as he sees it is more just for everyone to know Othello for what he truly s a
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