Iago


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Iago

dupes Othello, Cassio, et al. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
See: Dupery

Iago

Othello’s ensign who, from malevolence and envy, persuades Othello that Desdemona has been unfaithful. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
See: Envy

Iago

declaims “I believe in a cruel god.” [Br. Lit.: Othello; Ital. Opera: Verdi, Otello; Westerman, 329]
See: Evil

Iago

malignant Venetian commander; slanders Cassio to Othello. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
See: Slander

Iago

soldier discredits Desdemona’s fidelity. [Br. Lit.: Othello]

Iago

slanders Desdemona; precipitates tragedy. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
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Lucian Msamati as Iago and Hugh Quarshie as Othello
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