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How many lines does Othello?

Speeches (Lines) for Othello in "Othello" Total: 274
Speeches (Lines) for Othello in "Othello" Total: 274 print/save view OPTIONS: Show cue speeches • Show full speeches
# Act, Scene, Line (Click to see in context)
1 I,2,208
2 I,2,221
3 I,2,235

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Also, how many lines does Iago have Othello?

1,097 lines

Secondly, how long is Othello? Shakespearean plays are usually performed at a rate of about 1,000 lines per hour. The length of Othello is 3,560 lines. At that rate, the play should take approximately three and a half hours to perform. Performances of the 1600s and 1700s were far from the silent, organized performances of today.

Beside this, what does Othello say before he kills himself?

Iago has been so successful that Othello feels compelled to kill himself, explaining that “I kissed thee ere I killed thee—no way but this, Killing myself to die upon a kiss” (5.2.).

What does thick lips mean in Othello?

Thick-lips. “Thick-lips” is a racial slur toward the Moor, Othello. Thick-lips sure is lucky if he can pull this off! IAGO. Call up her father.

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