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Othello's Free and Open Nature

Summary: Explains how Othello's free and open nature is the reason why Iago easily manipulates him.
Set in the entrepreneurial, rich and cosmopolitan environment of Venice, Shakepeare's play, "Othello", gives us an insight into how a man, by the name of Iago, smoothly exposes the weakness of another man, Othello, which is his "free and open nature", as Iago describes. This play is indeed about the deviousness of Othello, which plagues not only the "flawed mind? of Othello, but also the innocence of Desdemona, the "smooth dispose? of Cassio and the "foolish? Roderigo.

These are all victims of Iago's web of deceit, spun by his thirst for revenge of being overlooked for lieutenancy by Othello, for Cassio.

It can be construed that, Othello's flaw of being gullible, is what catalyses his own downfall, at the hands of Iago. Othello's blemished mind renders him too quick to look to others for advice. His self-doubt and anger, leads Othello to see all reasons...

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