Flashcards in Aspects Of Love Quotes Deck (9)
(Sexual ♥️), Iago believes love is primal sexual urge .. "merely"
"love is merely a lust of the blood"
Nature, vitality of blood, uses lust as weakness of O, R
(True♥️) Desdemona - proves her Love surpasses race, "visage"
" I saw Othellos visage in my mind"
Religious, godlike, all encompassing.
(Sexual♥️) - Roderigo to Brabantio, beastiality imagery, racial,
"An old black ram is tupping your white ewe"
dichotomy of light and dark, angelic vs devil, age
(True ♥️) Desdemona, repeatedly names othello as godlike even on her deathbed.
A1 s1 to end
Jealousy♥️, Iago convinces Othello "green eyed..."
"green eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds upon"
Language of sexual appetite, 'monstrous', personifies jealousy
Social barriers♥️ Iago persuades othello that Des wants a white "complexion" Venetian
"Of her own clime, complexion and degree"
Social barriers, taboo black men in Jacobean England, hierarchy, upperclass expectations.
Sexual ♥️ Emilia feminist speech, female wives ignored sexuality
Wives "have their palates...As husbands have"
3 Objectifying, hating women quotes said by Othello
"Makes men mad"