Othello: Manipulation To Gain Power
Manipulation is a very powerful word. People use this tactic everyday to get what they want in life. By deceiving people or tricking them into seeing a certain point of view, people gain power. To skillfully use the power of manipulation a person must use another person's weaknesses. By using a person's emotions against them, they can be manipulated with ease. In Shakespeare's Othello, the character of Iago uses these
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Iago is hungry for power, and he will do anything to get it. He realizes that by using peoples emotions such as anger and jealousy, he can control them. The people he controls are like pawns in a chess game. This led to his rise in power but caused the deaths of Othello, Desdemona, and Roderigo, eventually leading to his downfall. In conclusion, Iago wanted power, and he used manipulation to get it.