Othello - Iago And Emilia, Sample of Essays.
At the climactic ending of the play, Iago’s plot is given away to Othello by his own wife, Emilia. Iago sees his wife as an obstacle and a nuisance so he kills her. He kills her not as much out of anger but for pragmatic reasons. Emilia is a stumbling block in front of his path.
Othello asks for visual proof to back up these accusations from Iago against his dear Desdemona, and in the end, it is Emilia that ends up providing this proof. Iago has always wanted Emilia to steal a special handkerchief of Desdemona’s; when she does, she is happy with herself because she will finally be able to please her husband, who always seems to belittle her and talk down to her.
Emilia plays a crucial role in the last act because she is the only person who can prove Desdemona as innocent. Emilia sacrifices her life to defy Iago who arranged Desdemona’s death as she embraces death by breaking her silence in telling Othello the truth about the handkerchief. he states that killing her would not do any good to Iago when he was trying to silence her by threatening her to.
Othello Essay By Samantha Dharma In Shakespeare’s “Othello”, the role of women is deeply emphasized; the significant characters of the play Othello, Iago, and Casio, each have a lady that stands behind him. These women each have commitment to remain faithful and respect their husband’s needs, especially Desdemona and Emilia.
An essay or paper on Emilia's Role in Othello. Often in our society people are labelled as, or fit into a, certain character mould and their behaviour and actions remain consistent. However, in William Shakespeare's Othello, Emilia's character portrays three completely different archetypes and they all come through in strategical places through.
In Shakespeare’s play, Othello, the character Emilia is essential in exploring the theme of gender and the expectations placed on women. The anonymous writer of, “ From Counsel to the Husband: To the Wife Instruction” believes the answer to maintaining a happy marriage is for both men and women to know and respect the role God has given them (279).
Othello women are synonymous with Venetian social standards. Othello has only three female characters: Desdemona, Emilia, Bianca, but not only in Shakespeare's Othello but in society as a whole, these women play the role of making readers understand the way women describe their readers. Women are only considered as property.