In the play, Iago is presented a far more interesting individual in society than Othello. To what extent do you agree with this view?

References to Act 1 and 2

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Villains are often more interesting than "good guys." Othello, while he has his issues, does not have the deviant ways of one like Iago who will do anything to get what he wants. Othello is, in some ways, a typical tragic hero with his own hubris and his ability to not be sure who to trust. And while we do find villains interesting in all parts of love - we love their deviance and their trickery - we do not want them to come out on top most of the time.