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The play Othello written by William Shakespeare is about a general named Othello a moor who lives in Venetia and is married to a woman name Desdemona who is of a different race than Othello Othello is a respected general but less respected as a person because of his dark skin and foreign roots The plays main villain is a character named Iago he is Othellos sword bearer He brings out his evil nature when he is passed over for the position of Lieutenant He makes up stories lies and twists things around in stories to turn Othello against his wife Desdemona and other characters in the play He gets revenge on Othello by making him jealous by telling him that Cassio the Lieutenant is having an affair with his wife Desdemona Jealousy is one of the human characters that is shown in this play and it plays a big part in the story of the play Jealousy is a part of ever human and most people get jealous once in a while I have seen people jealousy in people many times in my life Jealousy can become a part of any relationship if people do not trust each other It can cause families and friends to turn against each other In the beginning of the play Iago is upset that he lost the Lieutenant position to Cassio Iago says One Michael Cassio a Florentine a fellow almost damnd in a fair wife that never set a squadron in the field nor the division of a battle knows1120-23 In that passage Iago displays his jealousy of Cassio A lot of people can relate to the instances in the play where jealousy is displayed by one character towards another In Iagos case if I lost a job to another person who is less qualified than me I would also be jealous Iago was jealous and angry because he had more experience in
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