- iago’s deceit and manipulation in othello iago is widely credited, in the words of agatha christie, as “the greatest villain of all time” he is a manipulative character who “weaves a web of deceit” by exploiting even the tiniest faults in others. Iago's successful deceit can be attributed to several factors from insecurity to love to obsession, iago uses these weaknesses in the characters to conceive a deceitful plot, one that becomes the basis of conflict in shakespeare's othello perhaps iago's most important attribute in his deceitfulness, is the very title he possessed 'honest' iago.
Which characters are being used by iago and his plan throughout the novel.
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Iago in shakespeare's othello essay 1381 words | 6 pages william shakespeare's othello is a remarkable tale of trust, deceitfulness, lust and the most destructive of human emotions: vengeance and hatred.
How does the villian iago weave a web of deceit, and calculate the downfall of the other characters how does shakespeare reveal his motives, actions and beliefs use specific examples from the text to support your answer. Iago as a dramatic construct of deceit and revenge year 12 lit essay 'the character of iago in shakespeare's play othello, is said to be the ultimate dramatic construct of deceit and the epitome of an unquenchable desire for revenge.
Iago’s successful deceit can be attributed to several factors from insecurity to love to obsession, iago uses these weaknesses in the characters to conceive a deceitful plot, one that becomes the basis of conflict in shakespeare’s othello.
And by giving othello's imagination the ammunition it needs iago is indirectly the one who destroys her virtue to blackness so is he or isn't he the cause of her virtue turning to pitch in the beginning of the play before iago's poisoning desdemona is described as alabaster or white as snow, but because of iago's deceit she turns pitch black.