Othello Essay | Meaning of Othello : Illusion Vs. Reality

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Meaning of Othello : Illusion Vs. Reality

Summary: Analyzes the William Shakespeare play, Othello. Explores how Shakespeare blends illusion with reality in the play. Describes how often their illusions prevent characters in the play from seeing the reality of situations.
"Othello" is a play which blends illusions with reality. Another way to say appearance vs. reality is a phrase saying "two-faced." In "Othello", it is the character's illusions which prevents them from seeing the reality of the situation and help bring about their disaster. Iago is the one who creates these illusions to destroy his enemies and get his revenge. Sometimes even these illusions help the destruction of one another. The irony is that these illusions can be easily broken, one even came close to being broken yet it does not. There are many of these illusions used by Iago in the play "Othello" which don't break till the end. Illusions such as double-meaning words, manipulation, tested loyalty and friendship are pressed to the limit. Another thing is that these illusions are based on feelings.

From the beginning of the book "Othello", Shakespeare uses...

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