|…And it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets h’as done my office. I know not if it be true; Yet I, for mere suspicion in that kind will do as if for surety
|Iago hates Othello, and is willing to go to the extremes to accuse him of him sleeping with his wife, since it is a “rumor”, this is right after Desdemona, Brabantio and Othello speak with the Duke(Act 1, Scene 3)
|Is there not charms by which the property of youth and maidhood may be abused?
|Brabantio says this after Roderigo and Iago convince the man that his wife is with a Moor, and that’s bad and Brabantio thinks that it’s impossible and that his daughter was charmed, and asking Roderigo if there is such thing that leads virgins away from their homes(Act 1, Scene 1)
|I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at; I am not what I am.
|Iago is speaking to Roderigo, and that he would rather not be Othello, because Iago is tricking him, even though his front shows that’s he loyal, and soon he will wear his heart upon his sleeve to show who he really is(Act 1, Scene 1)
|My services which I have done…shall out-tongue his complaints.
|Othello and Iago speak, and Iago tells Othello that Desdemona’s father will try to break them apart, and Othello states back that his services to the government will count more than complaints(Act 1, Scene 2)
|Reputation, reputation, reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself and what remains is bestial.
|Cassio sobers up and realizes that he got fired from being the lieutenant, and regrets it immensely, where that was the only thing that made Cassio important, and everything else is animal-like(Act 2, Scene 3)
|QUESTION; SIGNIFICANCE OF BESTIAL
|Animal like, when everything goes wrong and right according to Iago’s plan, bestiality is common talk about
|I do perceive here a divided duty…My life and education both do learn me how to respect you…
|Desdemona tells her father although she is his daughter and she owes him everything, she chooses the Moor, her husband… similar to how her mother chose him over her father, and that nothing will convince her otherwise(Act 1, Scene 3)
|And what’s he that says I play the villain when this advice is free I give and honest…
|Iago speaks to himself, and questions that is he really the villain? All he really does is give advice to win back the position, all he did was give advice to Cassio to win Desdemona’s side and it’ll work(Act 2, Scene 3)
|I must be found. / My parts, my title and my perfect soul shall manifest me rightly.
|Othello says this as he finds out that Brabantio is looking for him and that his title and his innocence will protect him. (Act 1, Scene 2)
|Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see / She has deceived her father, and may thee.
|Brabantio warns Othello that Desdemona lied to him about her eloping and she may as well lie to him, (Act 1, Scene 3)
|I will incontinently drown myself. / I confess it is my shame to be so fond, but it is not in my virtue to amend it.
|Roderigo is still upset he doesn’t have Desdemona and that it’s better off to die now
|You see this fellow that is gone before. He is a soldier fit to stand by Caesar and give direction; and do but see his vice
|Iago is talking about Cassio, and that Cassio will backstab Othello
|I’d rather have this tongue cut from my mouth than it should do offense to Michael Cassio
|Iago would rather not talk poorly about Cassio, but in the case he must, and says that Cassio started the fight
|Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners…we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts
|Iago says this and that depending in what we sow in our garden, that’s who we turn out to be
|With as little web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio.
|Iago witnesses Cassio kissing Desdemona’s hand and
Othello Act 1 and Act 2
August 14, 2019