Commentary on Iago from William Shakespeare’s Othello

William Shakespeare’s Othello is about the destruction of the title character, Othello, by a cunning schemer named Iago. Through the play, Iago gradually succeeds in turning people against each other. Iago is a very impressive character not only because Shakespeare has written a dimensional antagonist but also because Iago is very menacing and deceitful with … Continue reading Commentary on Iago from William Shakespeare’s Othello

John Milton’ s Satan

Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost    Milton presents Satan as a complex character from the beginning. Not only is Satan a complex character, but also Satan is intelligent enough to persuade Eve to eat the fruit. At the beginning of the epic, Satan speaks to himself; as if he feels sorry to be fallen from … Continue reading John Milton’ s Satan