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Explain Animal Imagery in Othello.

Explain Animal Imagery in Othello.

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  1. Animal imagery is used by Iago to derogate Othello as bestial when considering him as a mate for Desdemona. He uses it also to crudely describe the false affair between Cassio and Desdemona.

    Under Iago’s tutelage Rodrigo also uses such imagery describing Iago himself as inhuman dog. Even heartbroken Othello uses it describe tears of women as crocodile tears, a sign of his distrust in Desdemona’s truthfulness.

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