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Iago is a fascinating character in the play Othello He seems to be the main character as everything seems to evolve around him he makes mischievous plans towards Othello because he hates him I hate the moor He is also being paid by Roderigo a dim but wealthy character to make Desdemona Othellos wife fall in love with him so he can marry her In this essay I will go through some thoughts of Iago and what he is like and why Iago is intelligent so he knows that he is trusted by most people so therefore uses it for his purposes Throughout the play he is often called Honest Iago He even says so of himself I am an honest man Trust takes a long time to achieve and takes a few seconds to destroy Iago is a master of destruction in this case using other characters trust to enforce his own plans Iago slowly manipulates peoples brains creating strange ideas in their heads And whats he --- and honest Iago says here that he is a master of deception and that he is acting the part of a villain People never consider that Iago could be manipulating them because he is known as Honest Iago In act 1 scene 3 Iago thinks of a plan to get revenge on Othello He wants revenge because he suspects that Othello has slept with his wife So to get him back he will make Othello suspicious of Cassio by making it seem that Desdemona is having an affair with Cassio Hes done my --- if for surety Also this shows that Iago has no faith in his wife and thinks that she will cheat on him but he doesnt like the thought that it could be with Othello But Othello trusts Iago so it could be easy to convince him Honest Iago He holds me well --- work on him Iago
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