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The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

What is the main plot of Othello?

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To revenge himself on Othello for promoting Cassio over him, Iago convinces Othello that Desdemona is having an affair with Cassio. Othello murders the innocent Desdemona in a jealous rage.

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The principal characters are Iago, Othello and Desdemona.


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Iago tricks Othello into feeling jealous of Cassio by suggesting to him that Cassio is having an affair with Desdemona.


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Othello was a play about a jealous husband that did not trust his wife so he killed her.


The main conflict is the internal one within Othello, between his love of Desdemona and his fear that Iago is right about her being an adultress.


Othello is usually thought of as the main character in Iago. However a good case can also be made for Iago. Othello rarely soliloquizes or shares his thoughts with the audience, but Iago does. In a sense, while we despise him, we feel closer to him.


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The are many which all the characters face. The main one's for Othello, who is a fool for passion, include's, love, revenge, and a fight with one's conscience.



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