As Cassio shows what a ladies man he is, Iago plots ways to use that against him. Iago often talks of webs and ensnaring Cassio and Othello. Cassio arrives and delivers the news of Othello's marriage and praises Desdemona highly.
Since jealousy tends to be a key element in destroying even marriages today, there is a direct relationship between the past and present marriage failures. Marriage Lessons from Shakespeare: How got she out?
O treason of the blood! I am not saying that you have to always have your parents support in marriage, but in your first years of marriage it provides an avenue for support.
Also in the case of Othello, by Desdemona deceiving her father and not telling him that she intended to marry Othello, it places the seed of doubt in her character later on in the play. This goes into the next important part of marriage, starting it off on the right foot.
You Must Love Yourself Before You Can Love Another When marriage life begins to happen, and you need to be able to hash out issues, there will be a moment when you have to believe that your significant other loves you.
This leads to issues far beyond the ones at hand. In Othello, the primary issue of communication should have been quickly resolved when lago began to insinuate that Desdemona was cheating.
Yet because Othello did not love himself, he began to find all of the reasons that Desdemona would find another. Trust is something you must develop prior to marriage.
If you can do this, you can easily determine when someone is trying to break apart your marriage.
If Othello had trusted his wife, lago would have never been able to make Othello jealous about Cassio.Othello and A Discourse of Marriage and Wiving In Othello, Shakespeare adheres to some of but ignores some of the rules set from A Discourse of Marriage and Wiving, while he creates conflicts in Othello’s marriage to Desdemona.
Othello tells Desdemona to go to bed, and dismiss Emilia; Emilia regrets Desdemona's marriage, although Desdemona cannot say that she does not love Othello.
Desdemona knows that she will die soon; she sings a song of sadness and resignation, and decides to give herself to her fate.
Marriage, while generally a positive concept, is fatal and dangerous in William Shakespeare’s play Othello.
Both Desdemona and Othello were happy with their marriage until Iago purposely sabotaged it. The play opens on a street in Venice, Italy.
In the opening scene Iago, Othello’s ensign, and Roderigo, the suitor of Desdemona, decide to tell senator Brabantio that his daughter Desdemona has left to marry Othello without her father’s permission. When Brabantio confronts Othello for eloping with Desdemona (without his permission), he accuses his new son-in-law of being a "foul thief," as if Desdemona is .
Othello, a stoic and honorable figure at the start of the play, unravels to become a crazed shadow of his former self by the very end. Desdemona Desdemona, Othello’s wife, is the daughter of Senator Brabantio and has married Othello secretly without her father’s consent.