Marriage theme in Shakespeare's Othello.
In order to have a successful marriage there has to be communication
Example and Explanation
One of Shakespeare's theme in Othello is the topic of marriage. Iago and Emilia's marriage is highly questionable. How they ended up together, I can't fathom. They both have negative views about each other genders. They even have negative things to say about each other. For example, he claims she talks a lot and is only good for pleasure. In the text Iago says, “Sir, would she give you so much of her lips” (II.i.112). Act III.iii Lines 364-366 suggest that Emilia's character is very devoted to her husband, and will do anything for him even without knowing his intentions. This is a perfect example of their lack of communication. He could very well be planning to kill a man(Cassio), and she will be willing to go the extra mile for him, but he wouldn't do the same for her.
Wow! What a GREAT husband I am lucky to have!
Ugh! This worthless, no good for nothing, yapping dog I call wife.
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