What quotes in Shakespeare's Othello portray Iago's betrayal of Othello?
Iago's betrayal is a central theme in Shakespeare's Othello, and, therefore, the play is full of lines portraying his betrayal. While we are limited to space, below are a few ideas of types of quotes to look for that help prove and demonstrate his betrayal.
One good type of quote to look for is anything relaying the reasons for his betrayal. Iago betrays Othello out of jealousy because Othello chose not to promote him to lieutenant, despite his merit, but instead chose another officer. Therefore, any quote explaining what Iago perceives as...
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