|yet for neccessity or present life// I must show outa flag a sign of love// which is indeed but a sign.
|out bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners . . . so that if we plant nettle or sow lettuce the power and corrigible authority of this lies in our walls
|the power of somebody is dependant on the amount of work you put into it. Just like a garden
|what have you lost your witts
|Brabantio’s shock and mistrust when hearing about Desdemona’s eloping.
|Look to her moor if thou hast eyes to see// she has deceived her father and may thee
|Adds to Othello’s self deception. Doesn’t accept the purity of his wife
|But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve/ For daws to peck at: I am not what I am
|Iago unlike Othello is the deceiver and has always displayed deceit. Biblical reference – Exodus – god gives laws to moses on Mt Sinai when moses asks god his name he replies “I am what I am”. Opposite of this would be the devil.
|“I follow him to serve my turn upon him” – “In following him, I follow but myself”
|illustrates iago’s deceit. will appear to be loyal to othello but all the time will be plotting his revenge for being passed over for promotion in favour of cassio.
|… my ancient; // a man he is of honesty and trust
|shows Othello’s trusting nature and the skill of Iago to deceive people
Othello quotes Deceit and Jealousy
August 11, 2019