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Othello

 Author: William Shakespeare  Category: Drama  Published: January 1, 1603  Language: English  File Size: 2.4 MB  Tags: ClassicsdramaFictionLiteraturePlayspoetrySchoolTheatretradegy |  Download PDF
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Theme:

Othello by William Shakespeare, explores the theme of racial prejudice, manipulation, and jealousy.

Summary:

This play Othello is about a man who falsely accuses his wife of cheating on him, and believes this lie so strongly that he eventually takes her life

Famous Quotes:

“Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.”

“Let heaven and men and devils, let them all, All, all, cry shame against me, yet I’ll speak.”

“Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.”

“She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them.”

“Though I do hate him as I do hell pains, Yet, for necessity of present life, I must show out a flag and sign of love— Which is indeed but sign.”

“But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.”

“Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.”

“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy: It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on.”

“Then must you speak Of one that loved not wisely but too well.”

“All my fond love thus do I blow to heaven. ‘Tis gone. Arise, black vengeance, from the hollow hell!”

“Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see. She has deceived her father, and may thee.”

“Demand me nothing. What you know, you know. From this time forth I never will speak word.”

“Let him do his spite. My services which I have done the signiory Shall out-tongue his complaints. ‘Tis yet to know (Which, when I know that boasting is an honor, I shall promulgate) I fetch my life and being From men of royal siege, and my demerits May speak unbonneted to as proud a fortune As this that I have reached.”


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