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  1. Mar 2024
    1. As like enough it will, I would have it copied.Take it and do ’t, and leave me for this time.

      Copying = Creating the semblance, but not real, love between Cassio and Desdemona?

    2. and for one to say a soldier lies,’tis stabbing

      Correlates occupation to personal life. He is speaking truth. But what is the Clown's relevance? Foreshadows that Cassio is truly honest

    3. To be now a sensible man, byand by a fool, and presently a beast! Oh, strange!Every inordinate cup is unblessed and the ingredient isa devil.

      Blaming the outside object, in fact, Jesus's blood for his downfall. No, Iago and Jesus' blood only made him.more honest and "beast-like", living. Innocent.

    4. Reputation, reputation, reputation! Oh, I have lost myreputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, andwhat remains is bestial. My reputation, Iago, myreputation!

      Cassio quite literally proclaims how his reputation and pride are the things connecting him to heaven, to divinity, to humanity, but which are void of life and actually destroy him. One without reputation and pride is nothing but a beast, what Othello fears he will be as a Moor.

    5. What an eye she has! Methinks it sounds a parley toprovocation.

      Juxtaposition as how they see women: Iago sees women as witches capable of destroying, while Cassio sees her as a lady.

    6. 'Tis my breedingThat gives me this bold show of courtesy

      A show of cause and effect of race and blood to behavior