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Footnotes in Bevington Othello?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2107  Tuesday, 14 December 2004

From:           Philip Weller <
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Date:           Monday, 13 Dec 2004 08:52:58 -0800
Subject: 15.2096 Footnotes in Bevington Othello?
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.2096 Footnotes in Bevington Othello?

I don't agree with this:

 >"Made for her" would be a distinctly forward thing for a nice /period/
 >girl to have intended, and a shameful thing for Othello to reveal if she
 >had let herself so slip.

Portia, who is wonderful wise, says without shame: "Beshrew your eyes, /
They have o'erlook'd me and divided me: / one half of me is yours, the
other half yours -- / Mine own, I would say; but if mine, then yours, /
And so all yours."

-- Sincerely, Philip Weller Shakespeare Navigators
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