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In Othello, the Moor of Venice by Shakespeare, A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen, Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, and The Glass Managerie by Tennessee Williams involve relationships and the development of the characters through conflicts in their relationships.For Othello it was Iago's deception and Othello's jealousy, and for Nora and Torvald in A Doll House it was their doomed marriage, In Oedipus Rex the prophecy doomed Oedipus to marry his mother, and in The Glass Managerie it was the Laura's special condition and the love she feels for Jim O'Connor and the dependence on her brother Tom.
Throughout Shakespeare's Othello, the Moor of Venice the character of Othello becomes a victim of his own jealousy and of Iago's betrayal. These become apparent throughout the play and lead to his demise.
The character of Othello becomes infatuated with a young, white, Venetian girl Desdemona and quickly elopes with her. Othello is then presented with the possibility that Desdemona is unfaithful through the scheming work of Iago. The betrayal by Iago presents Othello to question the loyalty of Desdemona alleged lover Cassio who happens to be his trusted lieutenant. This scheming by Iago to conceals his jealousy of Desdemona marrying Othello and allows him revenge against Othello for eloping with Desdemona. Iago knows he must gain the respect of Othello. "In good time, must his Lieutenant be"(I.i.32).Iago has the stage set to take advantage of Othello's suspicion of Cassio. He then convinces Othello that her infidelity is true as he saw Cassio with Desdemona's handkerchief. "By Heaven, that should be my handkerchief"(IV.i.147). This whole scene then plays in to Iago's plan "And to see how he prizes the foolish woman your wife?" (IV.i.163).
The love for his wife is conveyed, as he can not bear to live knowing that his wife has become a whore. "Aye, let her rot, and per…

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