Sajid Malik In: Drama What are the Similarities Between Othello and Iago? What are the Similarities Between Othello and Iago? OthelloShakespeare 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 6 Questions 333 Answers 129 Best Answers 1,374 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 29, 2019 at 6:39 am Othello and Iago are long time friends and ally. The both exhibit some similar traits like military expertise, leadership, bravery and a penchant for rhetoric and verse. They both are driven individuals and emotionally charged in their conduct. However, Iago is a master manipulator and is able to hide his true intentions. Othello is impressionable and trusting and falls for Iago’s tricks and lies. They both are fuelled by jealousy and anger which forces them to kill the women of their respective lives. In a way they both are trying to justify their worth and position in a setup which questions their qualifications and traits. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Select as best answer Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.