OTHELLO QUOTES

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JEALOUSY: POWERFUL AND DESTRUCTIVE
"jealous souls [...] are not ever jealous for the cause"
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IAGO'S JEALOUSY
"preferment goes by letter and affection
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SEXUAL JEALOUSY FROM LOVE AND INSECURITY
"not wisely, but too well" // makes othello a "monster and a beast"
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JEALOUSY AS CONSUMING AND UNNATURAL
"eaten up with a passion"
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JEALOUS TOO EASILY ?
"one not easily jealous, but being wrought in the etreme" - the handkerchief is the sign for O
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GENDER AND SEXUALITY: CONTROLLING WOMEN
"robbed", "foul theif", "jewel" // "bauble" // verbal and physical reinforcement
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BREAKING SOCIETY'S CONVENTIONS
marrying a black man // "talking him out of patience" // "deisre to go to war // "tis proper I obey him - but not now"
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THREAT OF FEMALE SEXUALITY
"the fruits are to ensure / that profit", sex a profit from marriage // "whore", "strumpet" etc
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SOCIALLY UNACCEPTED RELATIONSHIPS
O must of used "spells and medicines" // "old black ram..." // Iago gay? "kiss me hard" // Cass and B
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LOVE AND WAR: SOLDIERS
O defines self by his "dearest action" - "warlike Moor" & "brave Othello"
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LOVE IS A POWERFUL FORCE
war settings in domestic environment // "it is too much of joy" to love
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LOVE AND WAR COMPATIBLE?..
"she loved me for the dangers I had passed" ... "fair warrior"--- "more stubborn and boisterous expeditions"
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RACE
"Old black ram ..." 1.1 // "more fair than black" (1.3) // Brab: "Against all rules of nature" 1.3
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VICTIM OF RACISM
"sooty bosom" - "thing" (Brab) // "the more angel she, you the blacker devil" 5.2 // : “her name […] is now begrimed and black / as mine own face” (3.3) // "cursed,cursed slave"
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LOOKING PAST RACE
"“saw Othello’s visage in his mind” (1.3) // “honours and his valiant parts"
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HONESTY & DECEPTION
Iago: “The Moor is of a free and open nature2
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IAGO'S JEALOUSY

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"preferment goes by letter and affection

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SEXUAL JEALOUSY FROM LOVE AND INSECURITY

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JEALOUSY AS CONSUMING AND UNNATURAL

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JEALOUS TOO EASILY ?

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