Othello quotes

“Even now, now, very now, an old black ram Is tupping your white ewe.” Iago to Brabantioafter waking him up, yelling about theives, Iago causing chaosanimal imagery: Othello/black ram and Desdemona/white eweRace theme1.1.9
“My parts, my title, and my perfect soul Shall manifest me rightly.”
” It is a judgment maimed and most imperfectThat will confess perfection so could err Against all rules of nature, and must be drivenTo find out practices of cunning hellwhy this should be so.” Brabatntio to1.3.6
“She loved me for the dangers I had passed And I loved her that she did pity them.” Othello to Brabantio (and Duke/Senate)his speech to senate defending his and Desdemona’s lovehow daughter fell in love with him – soldier life/military hero/exoticIdentity theme1.3.4
“Your son-in-law is far more fair than black.” Duke to BrabantioAfter Othello’s speech to senate about marrying DesdemonaHe defends Othello, yet still make Othello seem like the “exception” to the rule/notion of negative black connotation. Not really a compliment.Identity theme1.3.22
“But we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings or unbitted lusts, whereof I take this that you call love to be a set or scion.” Iago tocontext?he thinks we have an ability to control our emotions/desiresIdentity theme1.3.5
“And it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets H’as done my office.” Iago to audience?giving reasons why he hates Othello and wants to destroy him. He heard a rumor that Othello had an affair with Emilia. This is all rooted in suspicion. Does Iago speak any truth?Jealousy theme – if Othello had an affair with his wife, he use jealousy to destroy him1.3.12
….”Tis my breeding That gives me this bold show of courtesy.”
“I fetch my life and being/ From men of royal siege”
” Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost my immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.” Cassio to Iagoright after the drunken fightAlways identified himself as upstanding soldier – his “reputation” but now he sees himself and his actions as beast-like Animal imagery/ Identity theme2.3.24

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