Othello quotes

Thus do I make my fool my purse Said by Iago in monologue. Dramatic irony – shows perception versus reality Shows his ill intentions and manipulation
It is the green eyed monster, which doth mock the meat it it feeds on. Iago to Othello Metaphor comparing the emotion of jealousy to a monster. Creates the image of how jealousy consumes a person. Metaphor is extended with Emilia’s quote
But jealous for they’re jealous. It is a monster, begot upon itself, born on iteself Emilia to Desdemona.Continuing the metaphor of Jealousy as a monsterEmilia understands jealousy – it evolves out of nothing and multiplies by feeding on itself.
Men should be what they seem Iago to OthelloDramatic Irony – As audience is aware that Iago is not what he seems – we know his cruel intentions and nature. The audience is an accomplice in Iago’s schemes.
But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at; I am not what I am Iago to RoderigoIago admits to another character he is not authentic for the first time. Perception versus reality
Iago is most honest Othello to Cassio Perception versus reality
O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial, my reputation… my reputation. Cassio to IagoThe importance of reputationIago dismisses this saying it is not important, this is ironic because Iago relies on his reputation to do as he pleases.
Even now, now, very now, an old black ramIs tupping your white ewe. Arise, arise!Awake the snorting citizens with the bell,Or else the devil will make a grandsire of you. Iago to Brabantio Uses racist slurs when telling him his daughter has eloped to a black man”The devil” playing on the sixteenth century idea that black men were evil.
My life upon her faith Othello to Iago about DesdemonaHe has a hard time believing that she is unfaithfulDramatic irony – the truth comes out of his own insecurities Ironic because he dies
Rude am I in my speech, A little blest with the soft phrase of peace Othello to the duke He is not a good dissemblerperception versus reality because he presents elaborate rantsHe lowers our expectations