Othello: Act 3, Scene 3 Enter DESDEMONA, CASSIO, and EMILIA. Summary: Act II, scene iii. The Duke indicated the pile of documents spread across the table. Once Othello is gone, Iago enters and joins Cassio on guard. The garden of the castle. Othello leaves Cassio on guard during the revels, reminding him to practice self-restraint during the celebration. Read a translation of Act III, scene iii → ... (III.iii. Read the NoSweatShakespeare Modern Othello ebook for free! 91 – 93). Iago, Othello, and a gentleman walk together at the citadel. Othello and Desdemona leave to consummate their marriage. Read every line of Shakespeare’s original text alongside a modern English translation. Othello then grabs Iago by the throat, and commands him to come up with "ocular proof" (3.3.360) that Desdemona has been unfaithful or else be punished for causing Othello such emotional pain. Actually understand Othello Act 1, Scene 3. You are here: Home 1 / Shakespeare Plays 2 / Modern Othello 3 / Modern Othello: Act 1, Scene 3 The council chamber was brightly lit and the Duke and his senators sat at a conference table. In Hamlet, staged three years before Othello, Ophelia drowns surrounded by willows and flowers; Gertrude describes the scene: "There is a willow grows askant a brook" (Hamlet IV.7, 166). Read a translation of Act III, scene i → Summary: Act III, scene ii. Othello Act 3 Scene 3 Lyrics. SCENE III. By expressing a desire to let her live, Iago further coaxes Othello into choosing to kill her. Ophelia's love, Prince Hamlet, appeared mad and rejected her, and she lost her mind and died singing as she drowned. Othello in modern English: Act 3, Scene 1: The troupe of musicians followed Michael Cassio to the little square overlooked by the castle’s living quarters. The story of an African general in the Venetian army who is tricked into suspecting his wife of adultery, Othello is a tragedy of sexual jealousy.First performed around 1604, the play is also a pioneering exploration of racial prejudice. As the scene draws to a close, Othello agrees to the plot Iago has devised. Enter DESDEMONA, CASSIO, and EMILIA DESDEMONA Be thou assured, good Cassio, I will do All my abilities in thy behalf. When Iago beseeches Othello to let Desdemona live, he may be employing his often-used tactic of reverse psychology. Othello seems far more comfortable expressing his love for Desdemona when she is absent. Act 3, Scene 3 of Shakespeare's OTHELLO, with notes, line numbers and search function. 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