In Act 2 Scene 1, Explain the importance of the following lines: If it were now to die, 'Twere now to be most happy; for, I fear, My soul hath her content so absolute That not another comfort like to this Succeeds in unknown fate.

Act 2 Scene 1

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It is a bit of forshadowing. Othello's whole identity and happyness is so wrapped up in his love for Desdemona that, if it should unravel, fate would be most destressing, even tragic!

Oops, I meant "happiness".