Othello- Transformation

A play which is filled with romance, violence, drama and tragedy; “Othello” has this, all compacted into one story. Throughout the play there are numerous relationships that are created and various complex abstract ideas; which are important features that contribute to tragedy in the play. This play shows significant traits such as trust; which sometimes we fail to trust ourselves, also naivety which can damage relationships lastly jealousy and how it can destroy us. “Othello” demonstrates all these items and much more through exceptional language and structure.
The responders of the play are fortified to contemplate on the way naivety can damage our relationships. In “Othello” the relationship between Othello and Desdemona becomes devastated. This is because naivety is one of Desdemona’s weaknesses and it makes her lack in perception. Desdemona’s view on Othello is naïve because she believes the handkerchief being lost is a minor distraction to what she wants, which is her suit for noble Cassio. She pushes for her suit and this is making Othello undertake Iago’s assumption of Desdemona’s faithfulness. By not thinking into why Othello’s angry and miserable her naivety is blinding her, as she believes he is acting this way because of work and Desdemona doesn’t believe she is the cause.
Roderigo and Iago’s relationship is similar to Desdemona and Othello’s however both Roderigo and Iago are naïve, it’s not just one partner. This relationship is complicated and filled with lies; Rodergio believes ‘honest’ Iago with his brilliant plan for him to have Desdemona. However Roderigo is naïve by thinking that Desdemona would leave Othello for him and his wealth and jewels; she has already received that from Othello. Believing Iago’s promise which was giving Desdemona money to convince her he is as good as the moor but he has better qualities. He is naïve by trusting Iago, as what proof has he given so far and there has been no response from Desdemona. The faith and trust...