Othello Act 4 Scene 1 Essay

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In this essay I will be exploring the importance of dramatic tragedy in the first 44 lines of Act 4 Scene 1 to show how Iago and Othello are presented in the play. I will also be referring to other parts of the play to do this. In Act 4 Scene 1 of 'Othello', Shakespeare uses aspects of dramatic tragedy to differentiate the two characters and show their dramatic funtion.
The beginning of Act 4 Scene 1 presents a conversation between Othello and Iago regarding Desdemona and Cassio. The line "Or to be naked with her friend in bed An hour or more, not meaning any harm?" shows Iago telling Othello that Desdemona and Cassio have slept together. It shows the audience that Iago is manipulative as he is putting false ideas into Othello's head. Iago
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