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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329-32), Iago thinks to cure himself with revenge when he is "evened" with the Moor, "wife for wife" (2.
Vilma Silva as Emilia, as attractive a woman as Rutan's Desdemona, was very pleased with finding the handkerchief and certainly saw it as a way to garner her wayward husband's favor, Iago treated Emilia gently, despite the cynicism of "common thing," taking the handkerchief from her as he stood behind her and gently stroked her breasts.
Jonathan Peck and Julie Jesneck are Othello and Desdemona, and Karl Kenzler, rear, is Iago in the summer production of Shakespeare's classic tale.
Immediately in Act One of the play, Iago presents himself as lacking a definite identity ("I am not what I am," 1.
According to Rosalie Colie, Iago represents the kind of moral privation that Augustine attributed to the devil.
sexual metaphor, as when Iago warns Brabantio, "you'll have
Cllr ab Iago added: "At least people knew about him so they could make sure he wasn't up to no good.
PATRICE NAIAMBANA AND MICHAEL GOULD, 2009 Patricie was described by a reviewer as "a charismatic and colourful Othello" in Kathryn Hunter's revival; while Michael Gould was "frighteningly plausible" as Iago who "sets out to destroy Othello with a sardonic, matter-of-fact glee".
Msamati plays Iago as a joker, who uses his charm to satisfy his darker side, to manipulate everyone around him in order to see Othello crushed.
Iago replies: "Why, he drinks you with facility your Dane dead drunk; he sweats not to overthrow your Almain.
MALIGNED forward Iago Aspas scored his first Liverpool goal to help his club into the fourth round of the FA Cup but it was far from an easy 2-0 victory over Oldham.
It was a different matter after the breakthough, Sterling showing his class with a darting run down the right and a clever cross, which Iago Aspas (right) converted with a quality he had never previously suggested.