scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 782
Othello In Othello by William Shakespeare the villain Iago has many motives for ruining the lives of Othello Cassio Desdemona and Roderigo They include jealousy fears of infidelity greed and his anger at being passed on for a promotion These passionate motives drives Iago turning him into one of the most evil of villains Shakespeare has created Roderigo a solider in Othellos army and once a courtier of Othellos wife Desdemona is under Iagos spell from the beginning Iagos manipulates him into aggravating Cassio Iagos rival and into giving him all his money to sway Desdemona Iago tells Roderigo to But sir be you ruled by me I have brought you up from Venice Watch you tonight for the command Ill layt upon you Cassio knows you not Ill not be far from you do you find some occasion to anger Cassio either by speaking to loud or tainting his discipline or from what other course you please which the time shall more favorably minister Pg 673 Roderigo does this for Iago promises it will make him look good in front of Desdemona Iago needs to make Cassio suffer and manipulates Roderigo to do it by playing on Roderigos desire for Desdemona Iago also uses Roderigo for his money as well as helping his evil plans Roderigo I am changed Ill go sell all my land Exit Iago Thus do I ever make my fool my purse For I mine own gaind knowledge should profane If I would time expend with such a snipe But for my sport and profit Pg 665 Simply put Iago explains that if it wasnt for his plans and his desire for money he would have nothing to do with a fool like Roderigo Iagos motives
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA