The responsibility of desdemona's death falls on many different individuals throughout the play othello feels that it is entirely his fault and commits suicide while cassio, rodrigo, emilia, and brabantio all contribute to iago's plot and desdemona failed to save her own life however, one character, iago, manipulated all of. At her death desdemona tells a lie ensign to othello everybody is trapped in iago's evil scheme without knowing his intention, like ships in a storm or insects trapped in a spider's web, as shown in iago's words hearing emilia's stories about many women who do not mind betraying their husbands unless their deeds. Brabantio needs the love and devotion of his flesh and blood, and when desdemona pledges her allegiance to othello, he's heartbroken and soon dies relies on only one “witness” without considering iago's motives ignores emilia's assurances that desdemona is a faithful wife refuses to listen to desdemona's pleas of. Othello loved not wisely but too well and emilia will play the swan and die in music dead othello, had all his hairs been lives, my great revenge, 90 othello, yes: 'tis emilia by and by she's dead 'tis like she comes to speak of cassio's death--, 110 the noise was here ha no more moving still as the grave. Iago stabs emilia for telling all about his plots, and then emilia dies the venetian nobles reveal that brabantio, desdemona's father, is dead, and so cannot be murdered, which seems to refer both to desdemona's death, and to emilia's mention of the death of roderigo and wounding of cassio (vii116. Although, iago is the master mind behind desdemona's death and othello is the person who murdered her if then, it were not for emilia who initiates iago's plans desdemona would still be alive emilia is unwittingly responsible forshow more content this is the main cause of desdemona's death to be specific emilia. Emilia is a character in the tragedy othello by william shakespeare the character's origin is traced to the 1565 tale, un capitano moro from giovanni battista giraldi cinthio's gli hecatommithi there, the character is described as young and virtuous, is referred to simply as the ensign's wife, and becomes desdemona's. Desdemona's death is caused because emilia is naive and has poor judgment of iago iago believes that emilia is promiscuous this sparks his jealousy toward othello because he suspects that othello and emilia have been together intimately he then seeks revenge on the moor in the process he uses his own wife as an.
As the truth of iago's villainy begins to come out through emilia's accusations, othello falls weeping upon the bed that contains the body of his dead wife almost to himself, graziano expresses relief that brabanzio is dead—the first news the audience has heard of this—and has not lived to see his daughter come to such a. What does the recent victorian royal commission into family violence tell us about the venetian general's murder of his wife desdemona, and his subsequent at the end of othello – after the deaths of desdemona, othello and emilia – lodovico describes the tragedy as the result of iago's villainy and. Finally, othello realizes that it is emilia who is calling he draws the curtains back around the bed to hide desdemona's body then he goes to speak with emilia, expecting her to tell him of cassio's death othello is shocked to learn from emilia that cassio killed roderigo but is himself still alive then, suddenly, desdemona. Although, iago is the master mind behind desdemona's death and othello is the person who murdered her if then, it were not for emilia who initiates iago's plans and give't iago what he will do with it, heaven knows, not i i nothing but to please his fantasy (33289-92, 296-98) s middle of paperkerchief thou.
The loss of the handkerchief is what convinces othello that desdemona is guilty of infidelity, and emilia's little theft ends up causing her friend's death (at least in part) but she redeems herself despite this (or because of this—stockholm syndrome's no joke) emilia seems eager to please him she steals desdemona's. Emilia's banging on the door outside cannot stop this later emilia is let in, revealing iago has killed roderigo and desdemona who was thought dead, murmurs her last breaths but loyally does not say othello killed her othello tells emilia he killed her and emilia despite iago's attempts to remove her reveals the truth about. Summary othello questions emilia about desdemona, but she assures him that nothing immodest has taken place between her mistress and cassio iago makes a bold move, linking his two plots together: he urges roderigo to kill cassio, explaining that cassio's death will prevent othello being sent elsewhere and,.
Abstract: general othello's trustworthy companion and advisor iago makes the moor ‗mad' in william he causes the ruin of quite a few characters in the play because of his uncontrollable keywords: cassio, desdemona, handkerchief, iago, mad, madness, murder, othello, shakespeare, suicide. Othello makes an agreement with iago stating that he will kill desdemona for cheating on him, and that iago should kill cassio othello follows through with his devious plan and kills desdemona soon after desdemona s death, emilia, desdemona s lady in waiting and iago s wife, finds desdemona s body.
With the turkish fleet destroyed in a storm, the venetian forces in cyprus can celebrate before othello retires to his marriage bed with desdemona, he leaves cassio in charge of the guard the scheming iago, mindful that cassio is alcohol- intolerant, deliberately plies him with drink a tipsy and quarrelsome cassio, having.
From her first introduction, emilia in othello is ridiculed and chided by her husband iago: “sir, would she give you so much of her lips/as of her tongue she oft bestows on me,/you would have enough” (iago, act 2, scene 1) this particular line is prophetic in that emilia's testimony at the end of the play. Desdemona is in a strange mood that foreshadows her coming death when emilia says, hey, i put those sheets on the bed for you, desdemona replies with , if i die before you do, will you wrap my dead body in them emilia's a little creeped out by the death talk, but desdemona's got a one track mind tonight she follows. Who is responsible for desdemona's death the responsibility of desdemona's death falls on many different individuals throughout the play othello feels that it is entirely his fault and commits suicide while cassio, rodrigo, emilia, and brabantio all contribute to iago's plot and desdemona failed to save her own life. To when desdemona offers it to othello and he rejects it in act iii, scene iii emilia picks up the handkerchief to give it to her husband iago who pleaded for it many times for reasons not known to her from the outset iago knows the value of the handkerchief and is determined to possess it to execute his evil plans as the.