Othello Iago

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As villain in Shakespeare’s play Othello, Iago has two main actions. They are to plot and to deceive. Iago hates Othello for two reasons. He believes that Othello made love to his wife, and Iago is mad that Cassio was chosen to be Lieutenant instead of himself. From this hate comes the main conflict of the play. Iago plans to ruin Othello by carrying out a plan based on lies and deceit. This plan …

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…opinions and makes up events in order to ruin the lives of those around him. I ago is, as Coleridge said, "motiveless malignity". Bibliography Furness, Horace Howard, A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Othello. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, copyright 1886. Honigmann, E.A.J. The Arden Shakespeare: Othello. Surrey, UK: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd, 1997. Shakespeare, William. "Othello." The Norton Shakespeare. Ed. Greenblatt, Stephen et al. W.W. Norton and Company: New York, 1997. Pp. 2100-2172.