Duke Of Venice The official authority in Venice the duke has great respect for

Duke of venice the official authority in venice the

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Duke Of Venice - The official authority in Venice, the duke has great respect for Othello as a public and military servant. His primary role within the play is to reconcile Othello and Brabanzio in Act I, scene iii, and then to send Othello to Cyprus. Montano - The governor of Cyprus before Othello. We see him first in Act II, as he recounts the status of the war and awaits the Venetian ships. Lodovico - One of Brabanzio’s kinsmen, Lodovico acts as a messenger from Venice to Cyprus. He arrives in Cyprus in Act IV with letters announcing that Othello has been replaced by Cassio as governor. Graziano - Brabanzio’s kinsman who accompanies Lodovico to Cyprus. Amidst the chaos of the final scene, Graziano mentions that Desdemona’s father has died. Clown - Othello’s servant. Although the clown appears only in two short scenes, his appearances reflect and distort the action and words of the main plots: his puns on the word “lie” in Act III, scene iv, for example, anticipate Othello’s confusion of two meanings of that word in Act IV, scene i. Quotes: I follow to serve my turn upon him: We cannot all be masters, nor all masters Cannot be truly follow'd
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Iago - Act I, Scene i For when my outward action doth demonstrate The native act and figure of my heart In compliment extern, ’tis not long after But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am. Iago - Act I, Scene i And, noble signior, If virtue no delighted beauty lack, Your son-in-law is far more fair than black. The Duke of Venice - Act I, Scene iii I am not merry; but I do beguile The thing I am, by seeming otherwise. Desdemona - Act II, Scene i Reputation, reputation, reputation! Oh I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial. Cassio - Act II, Scene iii Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmations strong
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As proofs of holy writ. Iago - Act III, Scene iii O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on. Iago - Act III, Scene iii It makes us or it mars us. Iago - Act V, Scene i Yet I’ll not shed her blood; Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow, And smooth as monumental alabaster. Yet she must die, else she’ll betray more men. Put out the light, and then put out the light: If I quench thee, thou flaming minister, I can again thy former light restore Othello - Act V, Scene ii I have done the state some service, and they know't. No more of that. I pray you, in your letters, When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice. Then, must you speak
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Of one that loved not wisely but too well Othello - Act 5, Scene ii
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