In Act III.iii of Othello, how does Othello's language change across the scene mirroring Iago's language? How his language changes and how does it change to be similar to Iago's?
In lines 115-121, Othello asks questions of Iago, Iago repeats the question in an effort to clarify what Othello wants, and then Othello asks the same question again. This repetitive moment is the incident which shifts Othello's language to begin mirroring Iago's. This is important because as Iago repeats each question, he is doing so in order to cast doubt. Othello's second ask of each question is in an effort to reaffirm Othello's stance. Previous to this moment, Othello trusted his wife in spite of Iago's suggestions. After this moment, Othello degenerates into an envious, self-conscious schoolboy. These lines are direct examples of the mirroring of language.
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