Is there a character in Othello by William Shakespeare other  Iago and Othello whose thoughts are known to the audience?

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Because Othello by William Shakespeare is a play we do not normally have direct access to the thoughts of the characters made apparent by a narrator. Instead, we overhear dialogue and infer from the dialogue the internal states of characters. The limitations on this inference are that the characters might not be truthful, or might be deluding themselves or...

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