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  1. Mar 2024
    1. The Moor repliesThat he you hurt is of great fame in CyprusAnd great affinity, and that in wholesome wisdomHe might not but refuse you.

      Othello is subjective about his "universal" morals based on the ranking, standing and pride (manliness) of who Cassio hurts. If it be a beggar, it would have been no problem?

    2. But men are men, the best sometimes forget.

      To. be a man is to maintain dignity



  2. Jan 2024
    1. Presently.Therefore confess thee freely of thy sin,For to deny each article with oathCannot remove nor choke the strong conceptionThat I do groan withal. Thou art to die.

      Evidence to show that, explicitly, no matter what she says or does, he has excluded her reason and fixed his mind on one solution: to kill her, to be rid of her. Shows the stubbornness of the mind and his view of her still as an object. Manhood/chivalry = Isolated and stubborn choices.

    2. It strikes where it doth love.

      He plays the role of Justice, of Zeus, of the gods who keep up the neverending cycle of life and death. He plays the honest honor of a man, which in contrast, Iago believes he has but does not.

  3. Nov 2017
    1. It is at that age of aptness, docility & emulation of the practices of manhood, that such things are soonest learnt, and longest remembered.

      Agreed. In times of learning, say in college for instance, there will be particular aspects of school that we will never forget, and this is because we are still in our learning stage. Our brains are still developing and trying to figure out how to do certain things. When learning how to become a grown man, or woman, we take what we learn habitually and hold it in our minds forever if it sticks with us.