Othello Act 5

Othello Act 5

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  • You gave my handkerchief to Cassio. The one that I loved and gave to you. It meant a lot to me. 
  • No, I swear on my life. Bring him here and ask him. 
  • Send me away, just do not kill me!
  • It is already too late.
  • My husband?
  • She cheated on me. She was a whore. She had sex with Cassio.
  • Othello asks Desdemona if she has anything to confess. She is confused and asks what he means by that. Othello says to hurry up and confess before he kills her. Desdemona answers by telling him that she loves him. Othello finally confronts her about giving the handkerchief. Desdemona swears on her life that she did not. Othello continues to tell her that he is going to kill her. Othello says that Cassio told him that he did have sex with Desdemona. 
  • Iago, you are a villain! Will heaven strike you dead?
  •  Lay me next to my mistress.
  • You piece of filth, you're lying!
  • Desdemona pleads for Othello to send her away and not kill her. Othello says it is too late. He then smothers her. Emilia is at the door yelling to come in. Emilia has to tell Othello about the murders. Othello closes the curtain to the bed and lets Emilia in. Desdemona says that she has been murdered unfairly. Emilia opens the curtains. Emilia asks who murdered her. Desdeomona says no one. She did it herself. She then dies. 
  • I am not sorry. I want you to live because death is happiness to me. 
  • Take his sword away! Oh, I am bleeding, but I am not dead!
  • Othello admits to killing Desdemona because she was cheating on him. Othello tells Emilia that it was with Cassio. Emilia is shocked that it was with her husband. Montano, Gratiano, and Iago enter. Emilia says to Iago that he did a good job. She tells everyone that Iago told Othello that Desdemona was cheating with Cassio. She calls him a lair. Othello states that Iago knows they had sex. Cassio confessed it with the handkerchief. 
  • I kissed you before I killed you. I will kiss you while I am dying.
  • Emilia says that the truth will come out. Emilia calls Othello stupid becuase she found the handkerchief and gave it to Cassio. She then says how Iago was begging her to steal it. Iago calls Emilia a liar and then stabs her. 
  • Othello is now going crazy because Desdemona was innocent. Grantiano enters and Othello threatens to attack him. Othello is feeling really guilty and can not handle it. They bring Iago back in. Othello calls Iago a devil and then stabs him. 
  • Lodovico says how Othello was once so good, but he got played by Iago. Lodovico asks Othello if he was part of Cassio's death. Othello answers with yes. Cassio says that he was faithful to him. Othlello asks for forgiveness. Iago says that he will never say another word. Othello asks Cassio how he got his wife's handkerchief. Cassio says that he found it in his room and Iago just confessed to him that he put it there. Othello feels like a fool. Othello stabs himself and kisses Desdemona before he dies. 
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