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The 10 Most Important Quotes in Othello

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hello my name is dr. Adnan Elliot and

this is the complete guide to

shakespeare welcome to this video on

Shakespeare's tragedy a fellow in the

next few minutes I'll use just ten

quotes to help you get an understanding

of the main themes of the play my first

quote is spoken by Iago one of the

greatest and most enigmatic of

Shakespeare's characters he says I am

NOT what I am now at one level this is a

very straightforward phrase Iago is

telling Roderigo that he's not the

person he appears to be that he's

putting on an appearance but he also

adds dramatic irony to much of the play

because we always know that he doesn't

mean what he says in addition the

revelations about Iago's intentions at

the start of the play the story of being