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"Othello" By Shakespeare Essay

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2. Discuss the techniques Iago used to manipulate othersThrough out the play of Othello Iago used many techniques to get what he wantedand one way or another he some how all most always got what he wanted. His techniqueswere that of an everyday sneaky, conniving bad guy, who always got people to trust him,except the person that was closest to him. But the main overall techniques he used were;1)He gained the trust of people. Which was the number one technique, and from gainingtheir trust he could branch off form that and then he could manipulate the people he wasplaying into thinking that he was on their side even when he might be on the opposite side.Another thing that he could do to people ...view middle of the document...

By getting him drunk through hisother technique of being cunning. Ok so now that he gets the trust of people he can workwith that, he would make everyone he came in contact with feel as if he was on their side.He could manipulate their minds, tell them false things. Such as who's the bad guy, who'splaning against them, and when he was talking to Othello who was cheating on who. Sucha lady named Desdemona, who was supposedly cheating on a guy whom he once fired. Andthat was all accomplished through one guy named Iago. He got Cassio fired, got thehanky that Othello gave to Des. in Cassio's possession, and convinced Othello that Cassiowas cheating with his wife Desdemona. Now that he could do all that with out anyone buthis wife finding out, he must have had some good techniques. He had from the verybeginning known what he wanted. He wanted revenge from Othello for not getting thejob, and Cassio for getting the job. And for whoever gets caught in the middle of his weboh well, too bad. In his work he got what he wanted, and all by using his techniques, sothey do work. He got everything accomplished but one thing didn't tun out as he wantedand that was that he got caught.Now for the other technique that he used that was that he knew how to cover histracks, and try to make sure that he wouldn't be caught. Even though he did it took thema very long time. He did this by being very careful. He did things such as when Brabantiowas outside...

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