Othello - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

In this very short scene, a messenger appears to announce that Othello has declared mass feasting and revelry in celebration of the victory against the Turks, and also in honor of his marriage to Desdemona.

Act 2, Scene 2 Analysis

The decision to have such a short scene is an interesting one. Perhaps Shakespeare meant it to be an ironic statement about how short-lived the feasting and celebrating will be once Iago's plan comes to fruition.

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