There is no more character in Shakespeare’s Othello, who will be more unknown and complex for understanding by the audience. His portrait consists of such characteristics as faith and gratitude, so he is known for readers as the most trustworthy, confident and honest person. But being informed by the end of the first act, readers know his second side. It means that this character is demonstrated in opposite way. The character of this hero has both sides. From the one hand he is kind and honest. For example, people watch him in such a way. But his inner state describes him as a selfish and evil person, who can’t see anyone except him.
During the whole play, this character turns the friends against each other. Maybe it will not be so terrible, but these people trusted him. They believed that they did everything right. They trusted him and had no doubts about his tips. But he uses their concerns and fears, knowing what will help him to achieve the goal. There are lots of examples in the play, which outline the character’s villainy. But reading the entire play, readers can’t understand the real motives which made him to act in such way.
Of course, he gives few motives to readers, but he never comes back to them again. There are no refers to these motives until the end of the play. And readers can’t understand the behavior of him. Looking more deeply in this situation, it can be said that this character was really caring and kind person for the first time. And he turned to the villainy because of the unhappiness which concerns his family and its members. Everything in his life goes wrong. His place in society depends on Othello, he can’t get proper education. He envies Othello’s life, dreaming to have the same one. Some readers can understand his reasons and motives, which occur because of unhappy life. This character killed other people, and brought lots of pain to their relatives. But from the other side, he did it because he didn’t know what to do. It’s a real despair for him.
The points of view are divided, and if some people can understand him, the other group blames him for his actions. During the play, every character which has any attitude to the logo, is described as a positive and honest person to give him the reputation of good friend. Of course, the first place is left for his personality, because it is also really important to give the readers the right imagination. Anyway, the character is shown as honest and faithful person who is so unhappy in this world.
There is no more character in Shakespeare’s Othello, who will be more unknown and complex for understanding by the audience. His portrait consists of such characteristics as faith and gratitude, so he is known for readers as the most trustworthy, confident and honest person. But being informed by the end of the first act, readers know his second side.