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How Does Shakespeare Make The Change In Othello In Act III Scene iii Dramatically Credible?
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Peter Verrechia English Coursework
How Does Shakespeare Make The Change In Othello
In Act III Scene iii Dramatically Credible?
Act III scene iii is the pivotal point in the play of Othello. It is the scene in which we see Iago corrupt Othello's mind to such an extent that at the end of the scene we see Othello uttering fearful threats against his wife, Desdemona's life. Iago's plan is to use his cunning and manipulative skills to trick Othello into believing that his wife is having an affair with Michael Cassio. The reason for him doing this is to seek revenge on Cassio for getting a promotion he thought he was going to get. My essay will focus on how believable the change is in the character of Othello. I will be exploring a number of different aspects of the play, all of which contribute to the credibility of the change in Othello's actions and state of mind. I will at times be referring to Trevor Nunn's RSC production of the play from 1990.
At the beginning of the scene we see Desdemona walk straight into Iago's trap, which he has revealed in Act
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