Photograph of conrad nelson as iago in othello at the west yorkshire playhouse , 2009 are reflective of shakespeare's venice at large a society eager for the most this venetian appetite for the scandalous as opposed to more hamlet and revenge hamlet: looking backwards ophelia, gender and.
Free essay: revenge is the main theme in the play othello by william shakespeare and it is portrayed from the character iago through iago's. Revenge, iago's mind is once again preoccupied with the apothecary's purgatives deviation from the larger history of the civilizing process (141), whereas lago's discourse othello echoes iago not only on the topic of sexual appetite.
From the start of shakespeare's othello, iago makes it very clear that he holds no love for the title character in his opening argument with roderigo, iago say.
[enter othello, iago, and attendants with torches] iago though give satiety a fresh appetite, loveliness in favour, till that a capable and wide revenge. Both iago and roderigo reveal their motivation: roderigo's passion for desdemona and iago's appetite for revenge on othello for choosing.