How would you describe Iago’s role in the action of this scene? Be imaginative in your description of him: “Iago is like a. . . .”
See Iago’s soliloquy # 3 (2.3.49ff): “If I can fasten but one cup upon him. . . .” Here is Iago “thinking out loud” again. What does this speech add to your understanding of his character and of his scheme? What mood or tone do you hear in his voice?