. SCENE II. • ‘My parts, my title and my perfect soul…’ Use of syndetic listing and rule of three. Archaic definite article suggests his respect to her name and class. Here are some additional examples of jealousy in Othello. Explanatory Notes for Act 1, Scene 2. Bitter about being passed up for Cassio's post, Iago reveals he serves Othello only to serve himself. Iago. Perdition catch my soul/But I do love thee! Othello puts it simply and clearly. Othello Study Guide. This moment gives Iago the idea to use Cassio to get to Othello, through Desdemona. Is tupping your white ewe.” (Act 1 Scene 1) Iago speaks these lines when he visits Brabantio to inform him that his daughter Desdemona has secretly married Othello. He will deceive and manipulate. Also, referring to Othello, Iago says that not all men are fit to lead and not all leaders should be followed. Our, LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in. Excellent wretch! New York: Clark & Maynard. Roderigo is one of Othello’s fellow officers, yet has designs on Othello’s wife.