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Essay | The Language of Othello

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The Language of Othello

Summary: An examination of the degree to which Othello's language in Act V of William Shakespeare's play was consistent with his speech throughout the play. A confident, noble man at the beginning of the play, Othello changes through Acts III and IV as Iago successfully manipulates him into believing Desdemona is unfaithful. Othello's language becomes more barbaric during these two acts, making it more consistent with his language in Act V.
Othello's language in Act V is inconsistent to what it was in the beginning of the play (Acts I&II) because Othello was a confident & noble man who was passionately in love with his wife Desdemona. However, as the play progresses in Acts III3&IV Othello's language changes as he is manipulated by Iago into believing Desdemona's infidelity. This in turn changes Othello's nature into becoming a jealous wreck and also his language into barbaric and somewhat hell-like, thus being consistent with his language in Act V.

In the beginning of the play, Othello portrays himself to be a noble man with a calm nature. This is evident through his speech (Act I Scene III) to the Duke of Venice regarding Brabantio's accusations of witchcraft toward him. Brabantio allows his negative emotions to affect his judgement, whereas Othello uses poetic and wise language which connotes his...

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