Passionate characters in othello.

Who are most interesting passionate characters in othello? And quotes to support that they express emotion and they are passionate.  Please help thank you


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Most of the characters in Othello are passionate in their own ways. Othello come to mind as an example of raw uninhibited passion. His passion is so strong that reason disappears. Othello is a slave to his passions. He sees things in absolutes and Iago knows this and exploits it.In matters of military, Othello can be subtle and wise. In matters of the heart Othello is rash and judgmental. When he questions Desdemona's love for him, he foreshadows the chaos that will ensue:

And when I love thee not. Chaos is come again.

It couldn't have been easy being a "moor" in Shakespeare's world at that time. Othello is defensive when it comes to how he is scene in society, especially when it comes to matters of sex marriage, and emotional stability. Othello's judgment in these matters is easily clouded with the slightest doubt. This doubt/ lack of control snowballs quickly into paranoia and violence.