key othello quotes

masculine honour, animal imagery A horned man’s a monster and a beast
violence and masculine honour I will chop her to messes! Cuckold me!
grotesque depiction of cuckoldery- O would rather be a toad/ And live upon the vapor of a dungeon
what word does Iago repeat in temptation scene, sexual connotation to curiosity satisfaction
jealousy has its own momentum and force a monster/ Begot on itself, born on itself
whereas 3.3. ‘jealousy’ repetition, in 3.4 what has it moved to (x4), showing Iago’s power to manipulate O? angry
syntax of sentence shows conflict within othello/turmoil- (also alliteration) who dotes, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves
feeling horns on the forehead, WHEN a pain upon my forehead here
jealousy’s link with honour green eyed monster which doth mock/ the meat it feeds upon
women passive, men consumers, subject to violence and will they are all but stomach, and we all but food
destruction of women by men eat us hungerly, and when they are full/ they belch us
cassio disrespectful to women Go to, woman, throw your vile guesses in the devil’s teeth
cassio disrespectful to women sweet Desdemona
Desdemona’s retaliation to Iago’s misogyny ‘wild cats, devils’ o most lame and impotent conclusion
emilia’s appeal to the audience, reminiscent of hath not a jew eyes let husbands know/ their wives have sense like them/ they see and smell/ and have their palates both for sweet and sour
interrogation of D by o give me your hand. this hand is moist, my lady
i goading o with her, on her, what you will
o’s fury, inherent misogyny showing nose, lips and ears!
e taking motherly role for D, child at bedtime prithee, unpin me
violence of o i’ll tear her all to pieces… chop her to messes
setting in dark of which scene established theme of deception 1.1
establishing theme of nature in relationships in 1.1 D’s gross revolt
immediacy/danger of ‘old black ram/ is tupping your white ewe’ even now, now, very now
ending 1.2 ominously on couplet about nature/the order of things for if such actions have passage be/ bondslaves and pagans shall our pagans be
negative abstract nouns foreshadow the tragedy ahead perdition catch my soul/ but I do love thee! And when I love thee not,/ Chaos is come again
warning couplet of Brabantio to O, foreshadowing the tragedy EYES AND SEEING Look to her Moor, if thou hast eyes to see/ She has deceived her father, and may thee.
O’s reply to B’s warning, sounds ominous and seems a harmless statement but it prefigures the tragedy my life upon her faith
venetian women- iago their best conscience/ Is not to leave’t undone, but keep’t unknown
hell anger in 3.3 death and damnation! O!
violent anger 3.3. O, blood, blood, blood!
poison and agency of Iago I’ll pour this pestilence into his ear
tainted love, near death HANDKERCHIEF Thy bed, lust stained, shall with lust’s blood be spotted
McEvoy othello’s jealousy is the product of a social system whereby women are dominated and possessed by men
justice in restoring i can thy former light restore
poetic justice of marriage bed death the justice of it pleases
doubting leading to tortured heart with a little art upon the blood burn like the mines of sulphur
anagnorisis wash me down in steep gulfs of liquid fire
conflicted view of desdemona fair devil
egoism and cuckoldery farewell, Othello’s occupation’s gone
mockery of cuckoldery The fixèd figure for the time of scorn/ To point his slow and moving finger at!
coleridge superhuman art of Iago
TS Eliot- ensnared by a demi devil terrible exposure of human weakness
‘had it pleas’d heaven’ showed how othellos love is the pure affection of a soul which unites itself to another
honigmann at the end of 3.3. othello is almost the ventriloquist’s dummy
dr pamela mason the main aspect of the tragedy for the women is the way their marital and emotional bonding preempts or takes precedence over female common cause
iago planting idea of seeming and appearing in jealousy Look to your wife, observe her with cassio
before death scene, eyes strumpet, I come… thine eyes are blotted
eyes revealing sexuality – iago act 2 her eye must be fed, and what delight shall/ she have to look upon the devil
3.4 eyes let me see your eyes.
4.3 foreshadowing eyes and emotions mine eyes do itch. doth that bode weeping?
iago agency desdemona out of her goodness make the net/ That shall enmesh them all
iago white desdemona black will turn her virtue into pitch
desdemona after being struck i have not deserved this
what does othello think d is by the end cunning wh*re of Venice
vague desdemona the love I bear for Cassio
desdemona naive what, is he angry?
ohtello incensed by d’s naivety she’s obedient, as you say, obedient/ Very obedient —Proceed you in your tears
willow song poor soul… murmured her moans
o’s devotion soul is so enfetter’d to her love
o’s waekness in love god’ to his ‘weak function’
fountains become… cistern for foul toads to knot and gender in
iago spider with as little a web as this will I / ensnare as great a fly as Cassio
diabolic oxymoron divinity of hell
iago’s front when devils will the blackest sins put on/ they do suggest at first with heavenly shows
o reduced to his antithesis, incoherent my wife! My wife! What wife! I have no wife
lodovico on othello O Othello, that wast once so good
lod tells I to contemplate the tragic loading
flourishing in love I did thrive in this lady’s love, and she in mine
hungry for other with a greedy ear/ devour up my discourse
disharmony 3 4 My advocation is not now in tune
harmonyyy my heart’s subdued to the very quality of my lord
torvald No man would sacrifice his honour for the one he loves
calming force of d winds blow till they have waken’d death
loves and comforts increase as days do grow
perversion of desdemonas will will most rank
unnatural foul disproportion
d as life giving source fountain from the which my current runs,
willowwww the fresh streams ran by her, and murmur’d her moans