Britain in Print
Act 2, scene 1 - 129-159
Pages 26 and 27 (act 2, scene 1) from the 1622 quarto edition of Shakespeare's Othello. Edinburgh University Library Introduction

Students are asked to consider, through close examination of the language of the passage, their response to Othello's arrival in Cyprus and his being reunited with Desdemona. The themes of love and war, betrayal and revenge are considered.

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