In the Elizabethan times, there was a common belief that all beings belonged to a structure called the “Great Chain of Beings”. At the top of the chain was God, who was the absolute symbol of perfection, followed by angels which had reason, human beings, and then animals, that were full of passion. It was believed that the human being was a mixture of both the angel and the animal, thus there was conflict between
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of existence that he resides in to convince himself that there is nothing wrong his character. The inability to give reason for the actions shows that at the core of his character, he is an animal. Though he appears to be an individual that should be reviled, there is no doubt that within every individual, there resides a little bit of Iago in their character. However, most individuals are capable of keeping it under control.