Act 1 Scene 2 - Othello

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  • Act 1 Scene 2 - Othello
    • Context
      • Gender
        • 'Faith if he tonight hath boarded a land carrack, if it prove lawful prize'
        • 'Down with him their'/'O foul theif'
        • 'Dammed as thou art, thou has enchanted her'
        • 'Maid so tender fair and happy, so opposite to marriage that she shunned the wealthy curled darlingsof our nation'
      • Race
        • 'chains of magic'
        • 'The sooty bosom of such things as thou - to fear, not to delight.'
        • 'Thou that has practised on her with foul charmsabusedher delicate youth with drugs or minerals'
        • 'For an abuser of the world'
    • Themes
      • Betrayal
        • 'Nine or ten times I had thought to have yerked him here, under the ribs'
        • 'By Janus I think no'
      • Love
        • 'But that I love the gentle Desdemona'
    • Characters
      • Othello
      • Iago
      • Caisso
      • Roderigo
      • Barbantio
    • Summary
      • Iago tells Othello Barbantio knows about his secret relationship
      • Caisso arrives with a message from the Duke asking Othello to go to the senate and discuss the war in Cyprus
      • As they are leaving Barbantio and Roderigo arrive to arrest  Othello for bewitching Desdemona


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