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Othello Critics

1) Henry L Warnken

"He is a soldier and is therefore accustomed to hardship and cruelty."

"Iago may manipulate Othello, but Othello is no mere the middle of the play, his
thoughts and feelings echo Iago's".

2) D R Godfrey

"Iago knew...from hints and insinuation to accusations…

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"Motiveless malignity"

7) S N Garner
"Desdemona's liveliness, assertiveness, and sensuality are corroborated in her marrying
Othello. The crucial fact of her marriage is not that she elopes but that she, a white woman,
weds a black man."

"Her willingness to risk the censure of her father and society is…


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