Othello

Explain the difference between Emilia's view about infidelity and desdemona's view of it.

Act 4 scene ?

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Desdemona has a more romantic if not naive outlook on love. She can't imagine cheating on her husband even if he deserved it, "No, by this heavenly light!" Emila is much more world weary and realistic about love. She knows that men cheat and thinks it but a little vice to sooth a woman's soul in a world stacked up against them, "The world's a huge thing: it is a great price. For a small vice."