Othello Quotes ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE

IAGO – “Honest, my lord?”OTHELLO – “Honest? Ay, honest”OTHELLO – “What dost thou think?”IAGO – “Think, my lord”ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Iago repeats what Othello is saying in order to produce the idea that he may be hiding something that he doesn’t want to reveal.
“O beware, my lord, of jealousy:It is the green-eyed monster which doth mockThe meat it feeds on.” Iago to Othello ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Iago introduces the idea that Othello may have something to be jealous about which plants a seed of doubt in his mind.
“Look to your wife, observe her well with Cassio;” Iago to Othello ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Iago finally gets to the point and tells Othello that Cassio and Desdemona may be sleeping together.
“And yet how nature erring from itself – ” Othello to Iago ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Othello himself admits that he and Desdemona are not a likely match and starts to doubt his wife himself.
“She did deceive her father, marrying you;” Iago to Othello ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Iago remind Othello that she lied to her father about their marrige and therefore may lie to him. He is clever to remind Othello of the speech Brabantio gave.
“In sleep I heard him say, “Sweet Desdemona,Let us be wary, let us hide our loves” ” Iago to OthelloACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Iago makes up a dream Cassio had about Desdemona to try and convince him of the affair
“Within these three days let me hear thee say That Cassio’s not alive” Othello to Iago ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Othello orders Iago to kill Casio despite minutes earlier being convinced of Desdemona’s faithfulness
“In Venice they do let God see the pranksThey dare not show their husbands.” Iago to Othello ACT 3 SCENE 3 – TEMPTATION SCENE Iago reminds Othello he is an outside and suggests that in Venice Women commonly hide their affairs from their husbands

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