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In Othello many events are more significant than others because of mental or psychological reasons Shakespeare uses images to give contrasted thoughts to different parts of the play Shakespeare also gives the excitement to internal events by giving the character or characters feelings such as being angry sad happy and scared Another thing is how a character changes his feelings in a brief moment In the play Othello examples of these are how Othello changes his trust from person to person from Cassio to Iago Another is how he causes his wife to be frightened of him Also there is the mental changes of Iago and how he is out for revenge Othellos character is the leading person in the play The way he feels gives foreshadowing of what might be happening next When he trusted his lieutenant Michael Cassio he had many doubts about Iago Soon on he changes his trustees he stopped trusting Michael Cassio and started trusting Iago From this he started having doubts about Cassio Even though Othello trusts Iago he still does not know that Iago is out to get revenge from him The reason he changed his mind was because Iago was putting ideas in his head telling him that his wife Desdemona is cheating on him This not only changes his mind about who to trust but it also gives his character a great amount of energy Something else that is mentally and psychologically interesting is how he has no trust in his wife Desdemona Most couples trust each other knowing the other would never try to do anything to hurt them Its different in the story though Desdemona is extremely trustful of her husband never hurting her in any way But Othello is just the opposite he thinks that she is cheating on him This causes him to be furious Even though Othello does not know the whole story he still is angry and he does not
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