In reality, he speaks of himself. For you, mistress, Save you your labour. Roderigo is still alive, so Iago feigns a quarrel, and finishes him off. Emilia, Iago's wife, comes into the scene. The irony of this statement is that he is telling the truth about his dishonesty.
When Cassio exits the whorehouse, Roderigo falls on him immediately in an ambush. It is confirmed that Iago did, indeed, plant it in Cassio's chamber, and thus the 'proof' to which Othello clings is destroyed. He instead says that it can be molded into any form through training and willpower. Joseph Ward May 31, 2014; Christine McKeever ed. Desdemona, like any sensible innocent person, begs Othello to check her story.
This passage shows the care she has for her husband, and also that she is capable of hiding her emotion. Iago uses a simile comparing servants to donkeys to emphasize the mistreatment of those without power. Also, he is thinking about what will happen if they lived and why do they have to die. True to her heart, she tells her father that she owes him a lot on account of her life and education. He justifies this with images, metaphors, and ideas of her rebirth after death, and though his rage is softened, he is still much mistaken about her. Iago does know much more than he unfolds.
I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial. He uses a racial slur to provoke the jealousy and racial prejudice of Brabantio against Othello. According to Emilia, events do not cause jealousy; jealousy causes events and further jealousy. Nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice. But though Othello has some sense again, he still wounds Iago; this act seems to be done as a distraction of his pain, and makes Othello's character seem even more deeply flawed. On the field of battle Othello is skilled and triumphant; in the drawing room he is reluctant until Desdemona takes the lead and encourages him to tell his life story. He is different from those around him, due to his origins and his life history, but he shares their religion, values, and patriotism to Venice.
Iago's poison has done its work, though, and the handkerchief he stole from Desdemona and planted in Cassio's room is a 'proof' Othello clings to: 'By heaven, I saw my handkerchief in 's hand,' he insists. Yet, by your gracious patience, I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver Of my whole course of love. Bianca the prostitute ''Fruits of Whoring'' As the results of the fight are being sorted out, Bianca, the prostitute whom Cassio has been having a romantic relationship with, comes out of the whorehouse to find out what happened. Fate is cruel to Othello, like the cruel fate of ancient Greek tragedies. It is arguable that ambition is Roderigo's tragic flaw. Let's take a look and see who is left standing! Perchance, Iago, I will ne'er go home.
Uncle, I must come forth. After her Willow Song, Desdemona asks if Emilia minds Desdemona's crying. Othello is upset with Desdemona because he believes she is 'whoring' or being unfaithful, which leads him to want to kill her and her supposed lover. Forth, my sword: he dies. This is all part of his plan and also to take Cassio's position as lieutenant and to get revenge on Othello. Iago, Act 1 Scene 1 She wished she had not heard it, yet she wished That heaven had made her such a man. Iago senses that he has not met Othello.
Othello, Act 2 Scene 1 Reputation, reputation, reputation! Cassio claims Roderigo tried to kill him, and Iago, without hesitation, stabs and kills Roderigo. It is the cause, it is the cause, my soul, Let me not name it to you, you chaste stars! Othello is speaking poetically about his relationship with Desdemona. When faced with the prospect of managing love and marriage, Othello's inexperience undermines his confidence. Iago says that this jealousy is a monster that grows bigger if it is continuously fed with more doubts. It makes us or it mars us.
Iago's intelligence is reflected through his plans. Not knowing of Othello's involvement, Emilia brings him news of Cassio's injury and Roderigo's death. Othello wants Venice to remember him as honorable in spite of his actions. Emilia asks what happened, and Iago explains that Cassio was wounded and Roderigo slain. He appoints a student of military knowledge, Cassio, to be his lieutenant. Like the Greek heroes, Othello can confront this fate only with the best of his humanity. Suddenly he sees possibilities for himself to which he had never before aspired.
He points out to Roderigo that men cannot follow leaders if they want to lead themselves. He uses misrepresentation to fill each of these roles as best he can, and not let the others know of his true plans and character. Analysis: Othello recounts to the court his wooing of Desdemona. Put out the light of the candle, and then put out the light of her heart. What, do you shake at that? Alas, why gnaw you so your nether lip? Wash me in steep-down gulfs of liquid fire! Othello, Act 3 Scene 3 'Tis not a year or two shows us a man: They are all but stomachs, and we all but food: They eat us hungerly, and when they are full They belch us. The idea that 'whoring' leads to terrible events is important in Othello.