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Shakespeare's Tragedies: Prof. Giordano ENG 302: Othello

Famous Quotes from Othello

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Who Said It?

  1. "My name, that was as fresh/As Dian's visage, is now begrimed and black
    As mine own face." Act 3, Scene 3.

  2. "Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see/She has deceived her father, and may thee."
    Act 1, Scene 3.

  3. "But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at/ I am not what I am."
    Act 1, Scene 1

  4. "my noble Moor Is true of mind, and made of no such baseness/ As jealous creatures are, it were enough
    To put him to ill thinking." Act 3, Scene 4

  5. "Then must you speak Of one that loved not wisely, but too well;" Act 5, Scene 2.

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Themes in Othello

Othello has many themes that play against eachother.

Racism: Why is Othello referred to as "The Other?"

Jealousy: How does jealousy destroy trust?

Manipulation: What happens when vulnerability is exploited?

Deception: Where do honesty and deception come together and where do they collide?

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Quotes Answer Box

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