Othello - Schumer 1 Jack Schumer Mr Stary English 101 9 October 2019 Othello and The Lack of Communication In William Shakespeare\u2019s Othello there is a

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Schumer 1Jack SchumerMr. StaryEnglish 1019 October 2019Othello and The Lack of CommunicationIn William Shakespeare’s Othello, there is a common theme shown throughout the play of the lack of communication which leads to many of the charactersdownfall. There are three good examples of when communication would have solved the problems thought to be going on.Iago believes Othello slept with his wife based on rumors,and he does not confront Othello or Emilia to talk to either of them about whether or not the rumors are true;,and when Iago gives Othello false rumors about Cassio and Desdemona, Othello does not communicate with Desdemona and talk to her about it. In these examples, the characters act rashly and assume the rumors are true so they act right away instead of figuring out whether or not the rumors are true. Iago is the first example of a lack of communication through his relationships with the other characters. This is shown when he has his first monologue after his conversation with Roderigo. Iago fills the audience in on his true intentions by saying, “I hate the Moor; And it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets he has done my office. I know not if it be true; but I, for
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