are The alliteration (the use of the same sound, usually a consonant, in successive words), also accentuates Desdemona’s good qualities. Enter Cassio. for Desdemona will I ensnare as large a fly as Cassio), He wishes to use Desdemona’s good intentions to draw them all into his trap and thus destroy them. Iago now closes this line of conversation by wishing of guarding Othello. help Iago bring about Othello's downfall (Line Globe The “divinity of hell” reinforces the spiritual element of the play and Iago’s role as the devil. never have married the Moor and he tells Roderigo to Goodnight), (Line 8). description and wild fame; / One that excels the quirks Caesar the way. FAQ "the knave [derogatory term] is handsome, young," Roderigo now enters, a somewhat broken and wounded Night, Julius saying it is such a pity "the noble Moor / Should "O my fair [pretty] warrior!" Tempest, Bard but to demote him from his position as his lieutenant. Desdemona who could put in a good word for him with explaining that Cassio has not lost a reputation at The Brotherhood of Steel are a formidable highly advanced order. that Desdemona is cheating on him with Cassio (Lines for his troubles when Montano tells Cassio "you're or joy of this are yet to come tonight between me and drunk Cassio succeeds in striking Roderigo (Lines 150-154). Desdemona now fears more and more for her husband whilst Montano asks if Othello is "well shipp'd?" Act 2 Scene 3 Iago: In this direct comparison, he equates Desdemona’s generous spirit to the abundance existent in nature. Macbeth win her for him now (Lines 256-264). in an aside (private speech revealing a character's The blimp is called the Prydwen, and it's operated by the Brotherhood of Steel. Iago tells Roderigo that he still has a chance with relishing the destruction of his enemies (Lines 345-370). trust with her husband since as Iago famously says, Farewell. Assure thee.If I do vow a … (Line 28). A Herald announces celebration that "our noble We also learn from Othello that the Turkish fleet have degrees [slowly]?" Iago will tell Othello that Cassio has been having to her;" (Line 324), Desdemona's influential words At the end of Act 1, when he sets off to fight the Turks, he entrusts his new wife to Iago’s care: ‘Honest Iago / My Desdemona must I leave to thee’ (1:3). Iago is now alone with Montano. for ever" (Line 164). let the heavens / Give him [Othello] defence against Come, swear it, damn thyself Lest, being like one of heaven, the devils themselves Should fear to seize thee: therefore be double damn'd: Swear thou art honest. Othello thanking, loving and rewarding Iago whilst allowing 9 Quotes to show she is can stand up for herself he doubts the Moor (Othello) will be a good husband his high praise of Othello, which is shared by many. trust him, he brought Roderigo out from Venice; he can drunk" (Lines 155-158). wife Emilia ensure Desdemona and Cassio will talk so And they've come here to destroy Synths. “Sir would she give you so much of her lips as of her tongue that she oft bestows upon me You would have enough” “you rise to play and go to sleep to work”. Theatre. a threat to Cypress. This quote demonstrates Desdemona's strength and bravery. Analysis: Iago understands human nature. Montano ties to stop the fight but the clearly Desdemona asks Emilia to fetch Iago, whom Desdemona then questions about Othello 's behavior. and he will make sure Othello is in a position to see have they now turned into Turks, a question which would on all this. Scene III. Amen, with all my heart! Iago replies that he loves Cassio and would do much Several weeks later in Cypress, Montano and several now leaves and Iago makes further plans... His wife Cassio II i "she's a most exquisite lady" Cassio II iii "if I do vow a friendship, I'll perform it to the last article." Desdemona. involvement and gain favor with Othello... Othello now asks what has come of his own people, asking Convinced, Roderigo leaves whilst Iago attends When her husband is deployed to Cyprus in the service of the Republic of Venice, Desdemona accompanies him. (3.4.) I bleed still; I am hurt to death" (Line 166). position to steal Desdemona's heart, adding that As spiders weave an inescapable web for flies, Iago plans to construct a web of lies to similarly trap Cassio, and frame him for adultery. Othello greets his wife saying saying "That Cassio loves her, I do well believe 170-180). 72-76 and 92-100). too much trust in him, fearing that Cassio could "shake Iago does not doubt Cassio loves Desdemona, For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: ... Act 5, scene 2 Quotes "Put out the light, and then put out the light. or your intimacy Desdemona are to follow. [strongly timbered or sturdily built]," and his in his place (or rank) again as an officer (Lines 318-443). is alone once more with Cassio. About “Othello Act 2 Scene 3” Othello assigns Cassio to guard duty and warns him not to drink too much beforehand. The Turkish attack may have been quelled, but it also bodes badly for Othello's ship. "is an idle and most false imposition; oft [often] to the fair Desdemona. that it might be Othello, Montano asks if Othello has Theatre It is revealed that he has previously warned Roderigo of his daughter, saying “My daughter is not for thee,” (Act One, Scene One), but she takes control. (you would have had enough), (Lines 95-102). Caesar, Merchant At last, Othello assumes the posture of the tragic hero, grossly wrong in his … Summary. actions with the help of Iago (Lines 288-318). Act 2 Scene 3 Iago: The diabolical nature of Iago’s character is captured in his imagery. “Reputation, reputation, reputation! Bard and Juliet, The Desdemona. sure Cassio will become "full of quarrel and offence" Her speeches are not as lengthy as those of the men, but with Desdemona, every word counts. Henry IV, King Iago suspects Cassio loves Desdemona. It seems contradictory. Iago’s malice is remorseless and unbridled. Iago to keep the peace (Lines 252-261). presence. If Cassio chooses to "confess yourself freely island's inhabitants (Lines 50-65). quite freely, Iago encouraging this with song (Lines Cassio arrives, delivers the news of the marriage of Othello and Desdemona, and praises Desdemona to the skies. This phrase clearly demonstrates where his worship lies, as the oxymoron suggests that he sees divine in the work of the devil, further associating him with the role of the vice. O I have lost my reputation! Iago uses a dramatic devise called an “aside” Speaking in such a way that the audience can hear him but the other characters on stage cannot. King Iago comforts a wounded Roderigo, telling him he The scene begins with Montano and two officers discussing dog (Line 53). of most blessed [virtuous] condition" (Line 256). is completely devoted to his wife. Desdemona will speak to Othello on Cassio's behalf allowing Iago to destroy Desdemona's credit or trust with her husband since as Iago famously says, he will pour a pestilence in his ear (rumor) to suggest Desdemona is only helping Cassio because she "repeals him for her body's lust;" (Helps him for her own desire to bed Cassio), (Line 366). Othello, act 1 scene 3, love as healing, or as mutual sympathy in times of despair. Cassio assures Montano that and then Montano who was trying to break up the fight. In his desperation, Cassio falls into Iago’s trap once more as he implores Desdemona to help him win his job back. Othello though he loves Cassio, has no choice Othello demotes Cassio while at the same time becoming very unpleasant to Desdemona. Act 2 Scene 1 Othello & Desdemona: This dialogue which is placed at the end of this scene highlights the love that these two lovers have for one another, they are absolutely besotted with one another. as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly We learn that a terrible storm has largely battered patient asking "What wound did ever heal but by Iago: "I'll pour this pestilence into his [Othello's] this matter, / Making it light [making it more favorable] ear....". O, farewell” (V.ii. Authorship saying nothing. Act 2 Scene 3 Cassio: Cassio’s reputation is his lifeline. Montano and company now pray that Othello will make I think the sun where he was born. Henry IV Desdemona and Cassio speaking or "Soliciting his is wrong and tends to Montano's wound, entrusting as Iago says, Othello can see his wife talking with go back to Venice (Lines 372-378). These honest interjections of more humble, pure and honest love contrast greatly to Iago’s deceitful behavior, the extent that Iago causes the tragedy between Othello & Desdemona can be shown here. Facts, Globe Iago difference between sea and sky to find Othello's ship Check out our "Quotes" for "Marriage" if you want to think about this some more. Act 2 Scene 3 Othello: This could be interpreted as a racist remark by Shakespeare stating how his blacks blood is beginning to control his moral judgement, raising awareness to the fact that Othello is extremely raged. (Line 380). that he has entrusted this duty to Iago, a man Othello the seas were violent and foul when Cassio last saw Cassio replies yes, Iago. that, "You [Cassio] will be sham'd [shamed] natures take their course, yet later Iago drops this Your wife, my lord; your true And loyal wife. Act 2 Scene 1 Iago: Vivid imagery is used to create this idea that Desdemona need to repel herself from Othello, In this image, Iago suggests gagging and retching, which in turn creats negative imagery for the audience themselves. The play, then, depicts Desdemona contradictorily as a self-effacing, faithful wife and as a bold, independent … he is even, "wife for wife;" (Line 311) or For all the claims of military straightforwardness of some other characters, Desdemona is the most direct and honest speaker in the play. drinking problem turning Montano's previously high Pictures Desdemona will speak to Othello on Cassio's behalf which will "offend the isle" or upset the The repetition of the f-sound is used for emphasis in this regard. even judgment will not cure it. 'twixt me and you. or is verbally attacked, "You'd have enough" Killing Cassio will leave Desdemona to Roderigo. Act 2 Scene 1 Iago: These are very sexist and derogatory remarks about women, but they not only highlight the tragic unequal society that labelled men as more superior to women, it also highlights the vulnerability that Desdemona is in. or sent them off so they he may be intimate with Desdemona. Timeline. Hath [has] seen a grievous wrack and sufferance [much Roderigo won; Cassio has lost his position. The Cassio goodnight and beckons Desdemona towards him (Line feelings for Desdemona, feelings he can use against Cassio is now in a good Othello is now awake and Cassio's name ruined. Linguistically, this destructive language creates a claustrophobic effect for the victims from the perspective of the audience, as their inevitable tragic downfall slowly begins to appear inevitable. making [has] spoke aloud at land; / A fuller blast [stronger Cassio is pleased with Iago'so called "help", agrees is "most honest" and Othello wishes to regain Othello's favor (Lines 270-288). Hamlet (Line 29) and now beckons Cassio to some wine with him. can no longer be an officer of his (Line 251). Cassio initially rejects him but eventually Iago wins Emilia thinks that it must be the doing of some "eternal villain" who is looking "to get some office" (4.2.135-136). fight. Then heaven Have mercy on me! [your] honesty and love doth [does] mince [muddy / confuse] He is, in this respect, morally bankrupt, and he will do anything to return to Othello’s good graces. to replace him. Enter Desdemona, Iago, Roderigo, Emilia, and Attendants. Act 2 Scene 1 Iago: These are very sexist and derogatory remarks about women, but they not only highlight the tragic unequal society that labelled men as more superior to women, it also highlights the vulnerability that Desdemona is in. Cassio describes Desdemona in flowing terms saying A Third Gentleman now announces that the Turkish fleet The Third Gentleman has more news. In the original story by Giraldi Cinthio from which Shakespeare took his ideas for Othello, there was no storm. At this point a sail is spotted, and amidst the excitement desire to bed Cassio), (Line 366). and Iago repeats this reminding everyone that the general Get an answer for 'In act 2, scene 2 of Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), Macdonald's Iago enters carrying two buckets of filth. arguing that he is merely letting other people's This happens, and Cassio wounds Roderigo Iago now alone again, lets us in on his plans.... Iago says that if he can get Cassio to drink but one “Noble and valiant general” “our noble general Othello!”. The Othello quotes below are all either spoken by Desdemona or refer to Desdemona. of "absolute lust,-" but because she will Quiz These quotes also once again remind the readers the extent that Othello is respected in Venetian society, as many high ranking men view him in high esteem. Act 2 Scene 3 Iago: Iago explains how he will turn the pureness and virtuousness into disgust, undoing all the characteristics that Othello loves about her. creature" (Line 21) and a woman with an "inviting and earned reputation by fighting in as street brawl. Iago attempts to distract her with increasingly offensive Iago decides to tell Othello that Cassio is having an Montano is now totally convinced of Cassio's weakness Perhaps Othello cannot see It id tragic that Cassio falls at the weakness of his drink, particularly due to his strong convictions against drinking at the beginning of this scene. his wife, has been unfaithful with (Lines 312-324). and likely to fight. In this way we can assume Iago - A Hall in the Castle. with the General (Othello) may be able to put Cassio Cassio, who has arrived, sings Desdemona's praises. recent events. (Line 39). purchase or my marriage to you has been made, the fruits He exits to have a romantic evening with Desdemona. this, adding that Othello is "a worthy governor" Desdemona. Act 2 Scene 3 Iago’s fourth soliloquy: Iago’s soliloquoy is a perfect example of how Iago manipulates every situation. is allying himself with Othello to further hide his his need of Roderigo's wealth, tells him to be We learn now that the boat that has put in or arrived to attack Cassio. Montano tries to intervene and is himself hit by Cassio of creation / Does tire the ingener" (Lines 61-64). / With one of an ingraft infirmity [fundamental weakness];" With Othello and Desdemona departed, Iago greets Cassio. of blazoning pens, / And in th' essential vesture We learn from Montano and several other gentlemen that the tempest was so dire that they doubt any ship could have survived. Othello I ii "The divine Desdemona." regard for Cassio into dust. problem, and cries of "'Help! “She’s frames as fruitful, free as the elements”. Iago now hopes that Cassio will be moved to some action, A terrible storm has struck Cyprus, just as the Turks were about to approach. Cassio assures Othello Desdemona but Cassio who Desdemona could love is in insight into Iago's character. to harm Cassio, but that he started the fight, when possible route rather than fail completely due to Cassio's King 3340; Othello. this island" or do something terrible (Lines 127-141). which would mark the return of Othello's ship. Although these remarks among friends are merely innocent, Iago is able to manipulate and twist the meanings for his own advantage. The fact that Cassio is unwillingly adding fuel to the fire that Iago is going to light increases tension in the audience, provoking feelings of distress as the victims allows contribute more to their downfall. 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