Act 2, Scene 3

Iago seems to be able to prey on a person's weakness. The reader has witnessed the weak traits in others he's preyed upon, but is there evidence that othello is susceptible to jealousy? Why do you think Iago selected Jealousy?

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Iago needed Othello to become completely irrational in order to destroy him. Thus, Othello's intense jealousy was the one thing guaranteed to make him act in the way Iago desired, so that he could discredit him publicly and thoroughly.