Britain in Print
Act 4 Scene 2 - lines 132 - 170
Pages 72 and 73 (act 4, scene 2) from the 1630 quarto edition of Shakespeare's Othello. Edinburgh University Library. Introduction

In this passage of dramatic contrasts and heightened tension, we will compare the characters of Desdemona and Emilia and investigate the source of the dramatic irony. The themes of love, obedience and betrayal will also be considered.

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