Does Iago Die In Othello?

Who kills Iago in Othello?

He wasn’t killed.

In the end, after Othello killed himself, Iago’s wife, Emilia, realized that Iago manipulated Othello into killing Desdemona (Othello’s wife)..

Did Othello slept with Emilia?

At the start of the play we are given two reasons. One is that Cassio has been picked ahead of him as Lieutenant; the other is that he thinks that Othello slept with Iago’s wife, Emilia. Cassio seems to have taken Iago’s place in Othello’s affections. We, at first, presume that it is a purely professional decision.

Did Desdemona really cheat on Othello?

Othello believed that Desdemona was cheating on him with his trusted Lieutenant Michael Cassio. Deranged with jealousy, the tragic Moor murdered his young wife by smothering her with a pillow. Learning of her innocence after she was dead then drove Othello to fatally stab himself.

Who does Desdemona say killed her?

“O falsely, falsely murdered!” she says weakly (5.2. 118.1). Desdemona declares she is guiltless, but when Emilia asks her who murdered her, she refuses to name Othello.

Why did Iago kill Emilia?

Emilia having heard from Othello that Iago told him of Desdemona “cheating” on him with Cassio, accuses him of gross dishonesty leading to an unjust murder. When she hears about the handkerchief, she reveals her role and Iago threatens and then kills her at the first opportunity.

Why does Iago decide Roderigo must be killed?

Why does Iago say he wished to kill Roderigo? … Iago says he wished he’d kill Rodrigo so he could have defended Othello’s marriage and honor. He says he could not have killed him because he lacked the wickedness.

Does Iago confess in the end?

Othello is not convinced of his folly until Iago confesses his part, and Cassio speaks of the use of the handkerchief; then, Othello is overcome with grief. Othello stabs Iago when he is brought back in; Othello then tells all present to remember him how he is, and kills himself.

Why doesn’t Othello kill Iago?

Othello doesnt kill Iago because he believes that death can brung you more happiness than life. So to make Iago suffer, he keeps him alive. What do you believe that Cassio will do with “honest” Iago?

What happened to Othello Iago and Cassio in the end?

What happened to Othello, Iago and Cassio in the end? Othello killed himself. Iago was sent to be tourtured,imprisoned,and he was stabbed his fate to be determined by Cassio. Cassio became “Lord Governor.”

Why is Iago so evil?

Iago is one of Shakespeare’s most sinister villains, often considered such because of the unique trust that Othello places in him, which he betrays while maintaining his reputation for honesty and dedication. Shakespeare contrasts Iago with Othello’s nobility and integrity.

Why did Iago want Cassio dead?

Iago wants Cassio dead because he says Cassio has a good character that makes Iago look bad, and if Othello confronts Cassio then his plan will be foiled. Iago feels he will also benefit if Cassio kills Roderigo.

Is Iago in love with Desdemona?

Iago admits that Othello is a loving husband to Desdemona, but says that he, too, loves Desdemona. … Iago also clarifies that part of his hatred for Cassio is a suspicion that Cassio, too, has slept with Iago’s wife.