Othello: Jealousy

“Honest Iago, / My Desdemona I must leave to thee.” (Othello) Act 1 Scene 3: Othello is not at all jealous to begin with as he leaves Desdemona to Iago and a ship full of men.
“I hate the Moor, / And it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets / He’s done my office” (Iago) Act 1 Scene 3: Iago suspects Othello with Emilia.
“Sir, would she give you so much of her lips / As of her tongue she oft bestows on me, / You’d have enough.” (Iago) Act 2 Scene 1: Iago feels the need to insult his wife as a jealous response to Cassio kissing her out of courtesy.
“They met so near with their lips that their breaths embraced together. Villainous thoughts, Roderigo!” (Iago) Act 2 Scene 1: Iago tries to make Roderigo jealous of Cassio.
(Jealousy) “Doth, like a poisonous mineral, gnaw my inwards” (Iago) Act 2 Scene 1: Iago feels a male jealousy towards Othello for stealing his wife.
“beware, my lord, of jealousy! / It is the green-eyed monster, which doth mock / The meat it feeds on.” (Iago) Act 3 Scene 3: Iago compares jealousy to something monstrous.
“‘Tis not to make me jealous / To say my wife is fair” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello recognises that he has married a desirable woman by Venetian customs, but openly declares this does not make him automatically jealous.
“That we can call these delicate creatures ours / And not their appetites!” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello laments female sexual appetite.
“I would rather be a toad / And live upon the vapour of a dungeon / Than keep a corner in the thing I love / For others’ uses.” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello would rather be a repulsive animal than share Desdemona.
“O, now, for ever / Farewell the tranquil mind! Farewell content! / Farewell the plumèd troops and the big wars” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello is losing his sanity from jealousy.
“Farewell! Othello’s occupations gone.” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello cannot function with a jealous mind.
“O monstrous! Monstrous!” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello cannot bear to hear of Desdemona cheating on him.
“I’ll tear her all to pieces!” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: jealousy drives Othello to wish harm upon Desdemona.
“O blood, blood, blood!” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello has violent and incoherent thoughts due to jealousy.
“Damn her, lewd minx! O damn her, damn her!” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 3: Othello damns Desdemona.
“my noble Moor / Made of no such baseness / As jealous creatures are” (Desdemona) Act 3 Scene 4: Desdemona is naive enough to believe that Othello is not jealous like other men.
“Is he not jealous?” (Emilia) Act 3 Scene 4: Emilia asks not if Othello ‘is’ jealous, but rhetorically is he ‘not’ jealous.
“To lose or give’t away were such perdition / As nothing else could match.” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 4: Shakespeare uses the extended metaphor of the lost handkerchief to present Desdemona’s love for Othello as the worst thing she could possibly lose.
“Is’t lost? Is’t gone? Speak: is’t out o’th’way?” (Othello) Act 3 Scene 4: jealousy degrades Othello’s speech.
“jealous for they’re jealous. It is a monster / Begot upon itself, born on itself.” (Emilia) Act 3 Scene 4: Emilia believes that jealousy needs no rational cause, but men naturally develop it.
“You are jealous now / That this is from some mistress” (Cassio) Act 3 Scene 4: Bianca is the only female character who openly expresses jealousy to her lover, Cassio — ironically, as the two are not even married and she herself is a prostitute.
“To confess and be hanged for his labour. First to be hanged and then to confess!” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 1: Othello is made completely irrational with jealousy, wanting Cassio to die and then confess to his crimes.
“Let the devil and his dam haunt you!” (Bianca) Act 4 Scene 1: Bianca confronts and condemns Cassio out of jealousy a second time.
“How shall I murder him, Iago?” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 1: Othello wishes to kill Cassio.
“I would have him nine years a-killing!” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 1: Othello wishes to kill Cassio, but also to punish him.
“I will chop her into messes! Cuckold me!” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 1: Othello is indignant and jealous of Desdemona’s apparent infidelity.
“Fire and brimstone!” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 1: Othello is outraged by Desdemona openly saying “for the love I bear to Cassio”.
“Come, swear it, damn thyself” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 2: Othello mistrusts and challenges his wife.
“a cistern for foul toads / To knot and gender in!” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 2: Othello’s heart becomes something grotesque: a breeding ground for beasts, having discovered his wife’s infidelity.
“Impudent strumpet!” (Othello) Act 4 Scene 2: Othello calls Desdemona a wh*re.
“What place, what time, what form, what likelihood?” (Emilia) Act 4 Scene 2: Emilia realises the irrationality of Othello’s jealousy.
“Say they slack their duties, / And pour our treasures into foreign laps” (Emilia) Act 4 Scene 3: Emilia sees females as entitled to sexual appetite and to justice if betrayed by men.
“and though we have some grace, / Yet we have some revenge.” (Emilia) Act 4 Scene 3: Emilia believes women entitled to revenge and jealousy.
“It is the cause, it is the cause” (Othello) Act 5 Scene 2: Othello impassively refers to adultery as a just reason to kill his wife.
“Out, strumpet! Weep’st thou for him to my face?” (Othello) Act 5 Scene 2: Othello kills Desdemona in a fit of jealousy that she is upset over his death.
“Then you must speak of one / That loved not wisely, but too well” (Othello) Act 5 Scene 2: Othello sees jealousy as an extension of love
“One not easily jealous” (Othello) Act 5 Scene 2: Othello plainly states that he is not easily jealous.