DUKE: To vouch this is no proof/ Without more wider and more overt test/ Than these thin habits and poor likelihoods/Of modern seeming do prefer against him.(1.3). and later explains to her mistress that “I do think it is their husbands’ faults / If wives do fall” (4.3. Her sharp wit and non-traditional views on men and marriage make Emilia one of Shakespeare’s most intriguing ladies. Emilia says this line after she picks up the handkerchief Desdemona has dropped, planning to turn it over to Iago. They belch us. Emilia states, “ I know not, madam. He is very good with words and won over the Duke and Desdemona in his skill at storytelling. (1.3). IAGO: Oh, beware, my lord, of jealousy!/ It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock/ The meat it feeds on. Emilia. ). You shall not write my praise. If I can’t tell an honest face, no one can (ironic, since she can’t tell Iago’s a liar). Iago. Emilia's one dishonest act towards Desdemona—stealing her special handkerchief—turns out to have devastating consequences. He perhaps has suicidal thoughts, which is where Iago takes control of him in this weakness and Roderigo becomes Iago’s lackey who does everything he commands, although this sometimes takes a bit of persuading. Roderigo: “I will incontinently drown myself” (immediately) – vulnerability or just expression of his emotions and anger?Roderigo: “It is silliness to live when to live is torment”Iago to Roderigo: “Come, be a man” – “If thou wilt needs damn thyself, do it a more delicate way than drowning. The Women of Othello There are only three female characters in Othello, and each plays a critical role in Shakespeare’s […] All Emilia's wisdom and knowledge could not, in the end, save her mistress from the consequences of her husband's evil and Othello's jealousy. This is from Othello’s most famous soliloquy. Heaven knows, not I. I am not what I am. Quotes (3) Photos . BRABANTIO: with some mixtures powerful o’er the blood/Or with some dram, conjured to this effect,/He wrought upon her. ” (III. O, I have lost my reputation!” – perhaps Cassio’s weakness number 2, desperate for his position back + easy for Iago to manipulate.Cassio: “I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial” – further showing Cassio’s despair at losing his reputation.Cassio: “O, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!” – about wine/alcohol – Cassio blames the drink, no blame on Iago at all. Perhaps Othello being sold to slavery is where his insecurities began – fated just like their love.Othello: “My life upon her faith!” – Othello would bet his life she remains faithful – ironic.Othello to Desdemona: “O my fair warrior”Othello to Desdemona: “I will deny thee nothing” – he will give Cassio his job back but with time. Also her loyalty to Desdemona may belie this rumour too. She instead says: “So speaking as I think, alas, I die”. “I nothing but to please his fantasy” (Iago’s desires).Iago: “It is a common thing – to have a foolish wife” Once he has the handkerchief: “Go, leave me” and she leaves.Emilia lies to Desdemona about the handkerchief: “I know not, madam”Emilia: “They eat us hungerly, and when they are full / They belch us” – talking about how men treat women but could also link to her relationship with Iago.Emilia to Othello … Desires for sport? He attacks Cassio on Iago’s orders and manages to wound him but is also wounded in return, which is where Iago takes advantage of the situation and finishes him off as Roderigo becomes dangerous as he knows the truth about Iago. (4.1). Othello threatens Iago: “If thou dost slander her (falsely accuse Desdemona) and torture me / Never pray more” – threatening damnation on Iago.Othello: “I’ll tear her all to pieces!” “O blood, blood, blood!” “D.a.m.n her, lewd minx!” – Othello hasn’t even seen the ‘proof’ yet – the handkerchief.Othello has even more murderous thoughts after seeing the handkerchief: “How shall I murder him, Iago?” “Hang her!”Iago encourages Othello’s murderous thoughts, no need to tread carefully anymore now that Othello is certain: “strangle her in her bed, even the bed she hath contaminated” – Othello pretty much does this.Othello: “Devil!” – and strikes Desdemona in public.Othello to Desdemona: “Come, swear it, damn thyself” – he sees her false either way now.Othello: “She’s like a liar gone to burning hell / ‘Twas I that killed her” – admits to the murder himself, too proud to let a ‘w.h.o.r.e’ lie for him. Iago, scene I, Iago, scene I 41566540: Act V scene II. A proud man, well-respected in society, ends up a murderer but still has some remnants of pride. Later in the play, she will be devastated to realize how her action contributed to a chain of events culminating in … (4.3). Emilia is perceptive and cynical, maybe as a result of her relationship with Iago. Othello: “My services which I have done the signiory / Shall out-tongue his complaints”Othello: “My parts, my title and my perfect soul”Duke: “Valiant Othello”Othello to Brabantio: “Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them / Good signior, you shall more command with years / Than with your weapons”Othello: “From year to year: the battle, siege, fortune / That I have passed”Othello: “She’s come again, and with a greedy ear”Duke: “I think this tale would win my daughter too”Othello: “She’s like a liar gone to burning hell / ‘Twas I that killed her” – admits to the murder himself, too proud to let a ‘w.h.o.r.e’ lie for him.Othello reassuring himself: “I’ll see before I doubt”Othello before killing Desdemona: “Yet she must die, else she’ll betray more men / Put out the light, and then put out the light”Othello: “Here is my journey’s end” – still speaking as if he is a hero.Othello: “An honourable murderer” “For nought I did in hate, but all in honour” – still a proud man despite his terrible actions.Othello: “Of one that loved not wisely but too well”Othello: “Killing myself, to die upon a kiss”. (5.2). OTHELLO: Then must you speak/ Of one that loved not wisely but too well (5.3). Iago: “Let us be conjunctive in our revenge against him” – The result of Iago’s persuasion – first time we see Iago’s powers – even though Roderigo wouldn’t have taken much persuading, Iago goes all the way.Iago: “Thus do I ever make my fool my purse” – about Roderigo after he has him trapped in his persuasion.Iago: “I had rather have this tongue out from my mouth / Than it should do offence to Michael Cassio / Yet I persuade myself, to speak the truth” – acting like a good friend to Cassio. Othello is unable to win him over with his story of how Desdemona fell in love with him. It’s pure foolishness to show my emotions because the very birds of the air, not to mention any old Tom, Dick or Harry, will surely sink their beaks in, wound, and maim me. Othello Characters and Literary criticisms. He makes the conclusion to act against Othello as if he had definitely done this.Iago: “For that I do suspect the lusty Moor / Hath leapt into my seat” – repeating his thoughts that Othello has cuckolded him. (4.2). Emilia is outraged and plain speaking about Othello’s treatment of Desdemona ‘They are all but stomachs, and we all but food, they eat us hungrily and when they are full they belch us’ Emilia speaks plainly about men’s exploitation of women in the 17th century ‘He tonight hath boarded a land carrack’ Cultural Context – The Great Gatsby, Children of Men and The Plough and The Stars for Leaving Cert English #625Lab, Robert Frost Sample Essay: A Young Audience, Leaving Cert English Opinion Piece #625Lab, Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement. Iago, scene iii '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. Do thy worst: This deed of thine is no more worthy heaven Than thou wast worthy her. He doesn’t seem to have any real friends, as he clearly just uses everyone around him, we therefore don’t see any soft side to Iago, he is just 100% villain who remains this way throughout the play.Roderigo as Iago stabs him: “O damned Iago! IAGO: For that I do suspect the lusty Moor/Hath leaped into my seat. Care has been taken to reproduce these quotations accurately. Emilia love for Desdemona. Iago, scene I, Iago, scene I Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty, But seeming so, for my peculiar end: 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. Make sure you give me proof (and of course, Iago doesn’t. He went hence but now, And certainly in strange unquietness. being as inexperienced in battle as a spinster would be in marriage, all talk and no action on the battlefield, but with the parallel association of sexual impotence. (2.3). He is proud of his abilities and takes great glee when he sees all of his plans work, he is confident he can take down Othello, and he does. Roderigo is the first to find out about Iago’s deception but dies pretty much straight after this. She tells Desdemona that “they eat us hungerly, and when they are full / They belch us” (3.4.) He hates that Desdemona chose Othello over him and goes as far as to warn Othello that Desdemona might deceive him too, even though this is clearly not in her nature. Othello: “Honest Iago” – in the same line as “My life upon her faith!”Othello: “Cassio, I love thee / But never more be officer of mine” – Iago’s plan succeeds, Othello falls into this trap but doesn’t have much choice either after Cassio’s actions.Othello to Iago, trying to find out his thoughts about Desdemona and Cassio: “What dost thou think?” Bianca giving Cassio back the handkerchief: “This is some minx’s token” – after Othello gets up after his seizure and Iago gets him to hide and watch the events.Iago encourages Othello’s murderous thoughts, no need to tread carefully anymore now that Othello is certain: “strangle her in her bed, even the bed she hath contaminated” – Othello pretty much does this.Othello finally spells it out: “Was this fair paper, this most goodly book / Made to write ‘w.h.o.r.e’ upon?”Othello before killing Desdemona: “Yet she must die, else she’ll betray more men / Put out the light, and then put out the light”Othello: “O fool, fool, fool” – Now Othello sees he’s been tricked by Iago. Again, later in the scene Emilia misses another opportunity to foil Iago’s plan. III,4,2325. An example of Iago’s wit and crude use of language. Even more ironic Othello also calls Iago a ‘villain’; though he is no way means this accusation to … She remains true to herself until the end and doesn’t fall to Othello constantly trying to make her admit to cheating on him. (III.4.104–7) Iago states he hates Othello because he thinks Othello slept with Iago’s wife. 0.0 / 5. Othello: “I love the gentle Desdemona”Othello: “How I did thrive in this fair lady’s love / And she in mine”Othello: “My story being done / She gave me for my pains a world of kisses” – the love between Othello and Desdemona occurred after his cruel start to life being “sold to slavery”. (Note where these lines appear: before he’s had an iota of proof and despite the ‘if’, these lines are telling: he can already imagine his situation as a betrayed lover). Approved by eNotes Editorial Team Lodovico: “Is this the noble Moor” “Are his wits safe?” – Othello is losing his reputation and he is completely unaware of it.Othello: “She was false as water”Emilia to Othello: “Thou art rash as fire”, IAGO is the engine of the play and masterfully thinks of many villainous plans, which are all successful, and he has skill in persuasion and trickery. Farewell” – Final words are lying for Othello’s sake to Emilia that she wasn’t killed by him. Iago: “But men are men: the best sometimes forget” – part of his plan to persuade the others to think him a kind man, and good friend to Cassio.Iago: “Reputation is a most idle and false imposition” (something imposed on by others) – to try to make Cassio feel betterIago: “confess yourself freely to her, importune her help to put you in your place again” – Iago putting stage 2 of his plan into action, to sow the seeds of doubt, but doing it under the ruse of him being a good friend and merely giving advice to help him. IAGO: I hate the Moor,/And it is thought abroad that ’twixt my sheets/He’s done my office. Her view on men in general is negative but she also believes male and females to be equal, despite it being a patriarchal society. It’s also possible to purchase our “Othello” pack on its own here. In this quote, Emilia tells us what she really thinks about men. (1.3). Emilia: “I am glad I have found this napkin” … “I nothing but to please his fantasy” (Iago’s desires).Iago: “It is a common thing – to have a foolish wife” Once he has the handkerchief: “Go, leave me” and she leaves.Emilia lies to Desdemona about the handkerchief: “I know not, madam”Emilia: “They eat us hungerly, and when they are full / They belch us” – talking about how men treat women but could also link to her relationship with Iago.Emilia to Othello about Desdemona being, “honest, chaste, and true”Emilia: “If any wretch have put this in your head / Let heaven requite it with the serpent’s curse!” – Ironic as her husband is this ‘wretch’.Emilia: “But I do think it is their husbands’ faults / If wives do fall”Emilia: “And have not we affections? OTHELLO: She loved me for the dangers I had passed,/And I loved her that she did pity them./. 4. OTHELLO: Haply, for I am black/And have not those soft parts of conversation/That chamberers have, or for I am declined/Into the vale of years. However, as the action progresses, Emilia reveals a sharp-eyed and self-aware perspective on how women are often vulnerable to abuse at the hands of their husbands. II,1,924. 2. 0.0 / 5. 'O, the more angel she, and you the blacker devil'. You have little cause to say so. 23). Othello: “O curse of marriage!” – straight after these doubts emerge in himself.Othello: “Had it pleased heaven / To try me with affliction” – links to tragic fate. I know not if ’t be true,/But I, for mere suspicion in that kind,/Will do as if for surety. One is the wife of the play’s tragic hero-Othello; the other is betrothed to one of the greatest villains of all time-Iago. Please always use your own version of “Othello”. Othello recalls a time when he wasn’t preoccupied with jealousy. Also, he knows Desdemona’s weakness, her kindness and trust in others.Iago blames Bianca for Cassio getting stabbed: “I do suspect this trash”. Othello calling Iago “this honest creature” continues to illustrate this irony of their relationship because Iago is the most deceitful character in the play and only intentions are to lie and harm Othello. RODERIGO is a vulnerable ‘friend’ of Iago’s, who is in love with Desdemona and shares Iago’s hatred of Othello for this reason. Iago: “The Moor is of a free and open nature / And will as tenderly be led by th’nose / As asses are” – plan created – make Othello believe in Desdemona having sex with Cassio.Iago aims to put Othello: “At least into a jealousy so strong / That judgement cannot cure”Iago: “Ha? (2.1). ). Iago: “That he would steal away so guilty-like / Seeing your coming”Othello to Iago, trying to find out his thoughts about Desdemona and Cassio: “What dost thou think?” Iago: “Think, my lord?” – Iago perhaps stalling for time, trying to make sure it’s done right, not too quick to accuse Cassio OR trying to be a good friend to Cassio = no reason to doubt his words.Othello: “Thou dost conspire against thy friend, Iago” – Iago has to back-track quickly or risk becoming a suspect + fail his plan, so changes the subject but not completely – “I confess it is my nature’s plague” – “Oft my jealousy / Shapes faults that are not”Iago: “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy: / It is a green-eyed monster” – makes Othello doubt himself rather than Iago anymore.Iago: “Look to your wife, observe her well with Cassio” – he purposely doesn’t explain why, still not wanting to incriminate his friend – further shows this with, “Cassio’s my worthy friend”Iago: “The Moor already changes with my poison” – “But with a little act upon the blood / Burn like the mines of sulphur”Iago: “To be direst and honest is not safe” – has to stop Othello’s threats or he might be in the line of fire so uses Othello’s doubts, who wants Iago to talk truthfully as he thinks to him. After Othello strongly insists to know what Iago thinks, Iago says “You can’t find that out, even if you held my heart in your hand you couldn’t make me tell you. He suggests that people’s reputations are hard to assess and often people don’t deserve their reputations. However, if Desdemona is a strong female character who becomes weaker, whose voice becomes repressed, Emilia starts as a wife who is oppressed but becomes stronger and whose voice carries the drama at its end. Self explanatory but a trick question because Desdemona cannot answer yes or no without implicating herself. He doesn’t apologise for his actions, he believes himself to be deceived but a good man really. I am abused; and my relief/ Must be to loathe her. IAGO: Her honor is an essence that’s not seen,/They have it very oft that have it not. (3.3). Brabantio: “So opposite to marriage that she shunned / The wealthy curlèd dearling of our nation” Desdemona: “I do perceive here a divided duty”Desdemona lies to Othello about the handkerchief: “It is not lost” – Othello keeps asking Desdemona about the handkerchief, while Desdemona keeps mentioning Cassio and getting his position back, “You’ll never meet a more sufficient man”Desdemona: “I have not deserved this”Desdemona: “Your wife, my lord, your true and loyal wife”Desdemona: “What ignorant sin have I committed?” – she still hasn’t been told after all of this.Willow Song that Desdemona sings, sad, about a woman lamenting lost love, originally a song about a man whose wife betrayed him cruelly. O inhuman dog!”. In Act III Scene 4 we see that Emilia is more realistic about male–female relationships than Desdemona. She (Desdemona), beautiful, was quite happy in her innocence, and marriage (and sex) was the last thing on her mind, even to one of the primped and pampered rich lads of the nation. Emilia responds, “The world’s a huge thing; it is a great price for s small vice” (Act IV, scene iii, lines 70-71). Ha! OTHELLO: I took you for that cunning whore of Venice/ That married with Othello. Othello (1600s) vs. House of Sand Fog (2003). 4. Othello scene analysis and quotes. When Desdemona asks her if she would consider committing adultery “for all the world,” Emilia scandalizes her mistress with her response: “The world’s a huge thing; it is a great prize / For a small vice” (IV.iii. He also succumbs to Iago’s persuasion and gets drunk, and then listens to Iago’s advice to enlist Desdemona for help. (3.3.) In her dying breath she says to "give her love to her kind husband" "Nobody—I myself. V,2,3498. The thought whereof/Doth, like a poisonous mineral, gnaw my inwards,/And nothing can or shall content my soul/Till I am evened with him, wife for wife./Or, failing so, yet that I put the Moor/At least into a jealousy so strong/That judgment cannot cure. Emilia - Key Quotes. Othello expresses his self-doubt: perhaps it’s his skin colour, poor social skills or advancing age. It seems as though Othello isn’t just resentful towards Desdemona, he is beginning to hate himself. ... Othello. This is a compact set of “Othello” quotes for Leaving Cert English that will get you through an “Othello” single text question. “Emilia: 'Tis not a year or two shows us a man. OTHELLO: She’s gone. RODERIGO: To the gross clasps of a lascivious Moor (1.1), IAGO: I will wear my heart upon my sleeve/ For daws to peck at. Emilia. CASSIO is the lieutenant of Othello’s, which starts off the chain of events with Iago wanting that position. BRABANTIO is Desdemona’s very racist father, who is distraught on hearing that she has married a Moor (an African), and he ends up dying later on in his uncontrollable grief. – Desdemona’s aunt died singing it – foreshadowing her death.Desdemona pleading for time: “Kill me tomorrow, let me live tonight!” “But half an hour!” “But while I say one prayer!”Desdemona: “O falsely, falsely murdered!”Desdemona: “A guiltless death I die”Desdemona: “Nobody: I myself. (5.1). IAGO: The Moor, howbeit that I endure him not,/ Is of a constant, loving, noble nature (2.1). 22. Desdemona’s father thinks that Othello must have used magic to make her love him. So confident Desdemona is honest she would lay down her life. Then in the next scene, Emilia says “They [men] are all but stomachs, and we all but food; / They eat us hungerly, and when they are full, / They belch us. DESDEMONA: I have no judgment in an honest face (3.3). Emilia Analysis . Iago: “I hate the Moor”Iago: “I follow him to serve my turn on him”Iago: “Call up her father / Rouse him, make after him, poison his delight”Iago: “an old black ram / is tupping your white ewe”Iago: “I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter and the Moor are making the beast with two backs”Iago to Emilia: “Villainous w.h.o.r.e!” – when she starts to tell of what happened with the handkerchief – key knowledge for finding out Desdemona’s innocence.Iago to Desdemona & Emilia: “You rise to play and go to bed to work” – sexist language – women’s only use is for sex. Desdemona’s murder moves Emilia to take the stage and attack the men that wrought these horrors, privileging the loyalty and true speech of friendship over her personal safety: EMILIA: Thou hast not half that power to do me harm As I have to be hurt. They are all but stomachs, and we all but food: They eat us hungerly, and when they are full They belch us. Is my lord angry? This indicates a certain innuendo already at this early stage, Iago referring to women (fair wife who almost damns Cassio, presumably because he cannot manage her), knowing no more than a spinster, i.e. Othello’s initial reaction to Iago’s insinuations is appropriate. Look you [Desdemona], Cassio and my husband! OTHELLO: No, Iago, I’ll see before I doubt. Act Iv Scene III. “They are all but stomachs, and we all but food; To eat us hungerly, and when they are full, They belch us.” (Act 3, Scene 4) Emilia is full of experience and wisdom which she often shares with Desdemona. How if fair and foolish? They are part and parcel of what goes on in the play and eventually how the crisis of the play is resolved. Here, Emilia speaks her mind, but in private, and … I like not that” – 1 line and Othello leaps on it, having also seen Cassio just depart from his wife guiltily. Lie on her?” – breaks down into prose instead of verse then has a seizure. Make all the money thou canst” – Iago’s persuasive + exploitation of Roderigo’s weaknesses, links to him getting him to do something very dangerous in attacking Cassio. Desdemona’s blood is lustful, and so it’s right to spill it. 3. Brabantio/ Othello quote. Designed by GonThemes. Emilia appears in few scenes within Othello, mainly as an adjunct to another (Desdemona or Iago). I have doubts over how well he really knows his daughter, and he sees her how he wants her to be, not how she is. Strong, healthy body, excellent character, and awards for bravery in action show what kind of person I really am. They are all but stomachs, and we all but food; They eat us hungerly, and when they are full, They belch us.” ― William Shakespeare, Othello He is good at switching masks, from the good friend to the nasty, plotting man. Although she is not the play’s heroine, Emilia stands out as a significant female figure in ‘Othello’. II,1,895. At the end, she becomes the bringer of truth and sheds light onto the others of Iago’s falsehoods, which brings about her demise as she anger Iago in doing this and he kills her. II,1,903. She is mistreated by Iago throughout the play, who has dominance over her, as all the husbands in this play do, but she does notice the unfairness of it all, where Desdemona doesn’t really in her innocence. (3.3). This honest creature doubtless”Othello: “O curse of marriage!” – straight after these doubts emerge in himself.Othello: “That we can call these delicate creatures ours / And not their appetites!”Othello to Desdemona when he takes her moist hand: “For here’s a young and sweating devil here”Othello: “Lie with her? He uses insinuation and the supposed proof of the handkerchief given by Othello to Desdemona and dropped by her handkerchief). My sanity depends on hating this whore. OTHELLO: My parts, my title and my perfect soul/ Shall manifest me rightly. IAGO: she is of so free, so kind, so apt, so blessed a disposition,/ she holds it a vice in her goodness not to do more than she is requested (2.3). Emilia sees how upset Othello gets about Desdemona not being able to produce the handkerchief yet she does not come forth. Iago: “It is a common thing – to have a foolish wife” Once he has the handkerchief: “Go, leave me” and she leaves – acts hatefully towards his own wife. BRABANTIO: a maid so tender, fair and happy,/ So opposite to marriage that she shunned The wealthy curled darlings of our nation (1.2). Important Quotes Quotes are from “No Fear Shakespeare” Iago ”You cannot, if my heart were in your hand, Nor shall not, Whilst’tis in my custody” (Act3, scene 3,168-169). (You don’t need the whole quote, just 1-2 lines, but it’s here in full for clarity. iv. OTHELLO: My friend, thy husband, honest, honest Iago. Hearsay and prejudice don’t make something true. Say that they slack their duties and pour our treasures into foreign laps or else break out in peevish jealousies, throwing restraint upon us. OTHELLO: Put out the light, and then put out the light. William Shakespeare's "Othello” can be read from a feminist perspective. (3. Given the social constraints on women, it’s up to the husband to ensure their satisfaction, materially and sexually, and if they don’t, women can’t be blamed for having affairs (Emilia herself might have had an affair with Othello). monstrous!” It works. III,4,2350. Emilia tries to convince Othello to throw out his accusations against Desdemona. Emilia : I don't think it is the husbands' fault if wives do fall. He is ignorant but as are the rest of the characters in the play. OPTIONS: Show cue speeches • Show full speeches # Act, Scene, Line (Click to see in context) Speech text: 1. Iago about Othello: “that ‘twixt my sheet / He has done my office: I know not if’t be true” – doubts about Othello having sex with his wife – trying to justify further his hatred? Roderigo as Iago stabs him: “O damned Iago! Her loyalty to Othello is unusually high, and even when he kills her, she doesn’t blame him, and she lies to Emilia for his sake (just like Emilia lied to Desdemona for Iago’s sake). Emilia says this to Desdemona about men and how their faults spur on women's faults. ACT FOUR-Emilia: 'But I do think it is their husbands' faults/ If wives do fall...break out in peevish jealousies,/ Throwing restraint upon us; or say they strike us...we have galls; and though we have some grace,/Yet we have some revenge. Not sure, but in private, othello emilia quotes belch so it ’ s in. Unkindness may defeat my life/But never taint my love a whore ( 3.3 ) t apologise for his,! 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