Othello Essay

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  The book “Othello” and movie “Othello” are both surrounded with race and jealousy. Othello is the only black guy in this play. Because of his capability make him more stronger in the play. All the people around Othello are white, and you can clearly notice that in the movie. Desdemona is also a important role in this play. She is white, which makes she and Othello not that great to be together. That’s why even though Othello knows she loves him, he still can’t believe what she says. Finally he kills Desdemona. Othello has no self-confidence, because he was different than other. That’s why after Iago tells him that Desdemona is cheating on him, he easily believes. Iago hate Othello and envies him. Because of the power Othello has, makes him feel his position is really low. The jealousy urges him to make a plan to revenge Othello, so he asks help from Cassio. Cassio is a character who is also jealous Othello, because he loves Desdemona too. He is the white guy, so thinks he is more suited to be with Desdemona.Jealous is a big factor in this play, also it’s how this play starts and end.
   Othello’s jealousy is comes from Iago’s words, because Iago says Desdemona cheat on him.This makes Othello feel mad and embarrassed. I think the part that Othello killed Desdemona on the bed is the most important part of this play. In the book, all the words Desdemona says in this scene is sad, and hopeless. Othello is totally despair with Desdemona, he does’t understand why the woman he most love would cheat on him. In this white socity, the only person who Othello can trust is cheated on him, who can he believe? Before Desdemona dead, she asked Othello to comes to the bed. She though Othello loved her, he will trust her. But Desdemona lost the handkerchief which really important for Othello. The handkerchief is a gife from his mother, and it is for his wife. And Desdemona lost it, that make Iago’s lies more real. Finally Othello can't hold his jeaousy anymore, so he decided to kill Desdemona.
  In the Movie “O”.when Oden trying to kill Desi, Oden seems really upset after he killed Desi. He sat on the bed and cry, tears are all around his face. His face showing he does’t really wanted to kill Desi, but the jealousy let him losing his thinking. In that moment all he thought is Desi cheat on him, Oden is already getting crazy in this moment. I can see the despair and angry in his eyes. Oden loves Desi too much, he is not willing anyone to have her. But at the end, he realized all of this is Hugo’s plans, he can’t believes what he had just done. he states that “it is the white preppy kids who did this to a nigger.” - “O”. He is regreting, angry, upset, and feel sorry for...

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