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In Shakespeares Othello the villainous Iago is very vice in nature tactfully creating false problems among other characters in the story in order to achieve his personal desire power He also is quite the manipulator in the context of his dialogue One ironic example is in the above quote he claims in the above quote that he lacks iniquity but conversely he is full of it Lantern Theater Companys production of Othello is no exception in portraying Iagos iniquitous dispositionThe overall tone of the play is tragic by nature And although the story is filled with cruelness on Iagos behalf the Lantern Theater Company adds a great deal of humor to the play Coincidentally the funniest character is the villain himself But the only humor that exists within the play is his interaction with the audience Lantern Theater Company Even though he is still manipulative and nothing more than an evil man seeking revenge the humor that radiates from his actions shadows the vice intentions behind those actions What if the humor were to be eliminated in its entirety And what if Iago truly did lack iniquity as he claimed in his very own dialogue The Lanterns production of Othello would take on a new meaning in both circumstances If the humor were eliminated completely or even replaced with a new emotion the cast of characters and audience alike would have new feelings about Iago and new attitudes about the overall production of Othello respectively If Iago did lack his iniquity he would then need to possess some sort of other emotion Innocence with a side of insanity would certainly transform Lanterns Othello And the only way to obtain these new emotions is to provide a replacement character for Iago No character would create this sense of purity and madness better than the old man with the glass eye from
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