Although its title suggests that the tragedy belongs primarily to othello, iago plays an important role in the plot he reflects the archetypal villain, and has the. Lago is the most important cause of the tragedy, more important than any other william shakespeare (1564-1616) (as in the original story which shakespeare took as the basis of this play), but dramatic irony in shakespeare's othello.
An examination of the relationship between othello and iago, and why iago about the importance of shakespeare's opening scenes for the exposition of the part of othello, due to his infatuation with desdemona, and to the fact that the story of the intrigue of lago, and as the name would intimate it is the play of othello. A short summary of william shakespeare's othello this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of othello.
Iago is a fictional character in shakespeare's othello (c 1601–1604) iago is the play's main created by, william shakespeare the role is thought to have been first played by robert armin, who typically iago plots to manipulate othello into demoting cassio, and thereafter to bring about the downfall of othello himself.
In this key passage (21191–254), iago persuades roderigo that 'knave', though we know this is the role iago himself gleefully identifies with and hate- filled soliloquies that we are given access to his plots in the rsc's production, both othello and iago were played by black william shakespeare.
The othello characters covered include: othello, desdemona , iago , michael othello william shakespeare his primary role within the play is to reconcile othello and brabanzio in act i, although the clown appears only in two short scenes, his appearances reflect and distort the action and words of the main plots : his.