Significant Quotations – Othello

“Let him do his spite. My services which I have done the signioryShall out-tongue his complaints. ‘Tis yet to know-Which when I know that boasting is an honour,I shall promulgate- I fetch my life and beingFrom men a royal siege.” Act 1:2, Iago speaks to Othello that Roderigo told Brabantio about DesdemonaOthello speaks to IagoTranslation: Let him do his worst. The services I have done for the Venetian government will count for more than his complaints will. No one knows this yet—and I don’t like to brag, but I come from a royal family, and I’m as noble as the woman I’ve married. Theme: Appearance versus reality because people view Othello unlike the nobility he is
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