Lago is one of Shakespeare’s greatest villains
Iago is one of Shakespeare’s greatest villains. Part of the greatness of Iago’s villainy may be due to the complexities of his villainy in the play. Analyze how and why Iago is considered a “notorious” (extraordinary) villain by other characters and Shakespearean scholars. You may consider one or more of the following labels / characteristics: opportunist, strategist, rhetorician, evil, mastermind, and / or puppeteer.