page report discusses Shakespeare’s use of Desdemona's
handkerchief in the tragic story of Othello. In fact,
Desdemona's handkerchief itself appears to exert unusual powers.
Othello sees the handkerchief as proof of Desdemona's adultery,
and without that proof Iago's plots would mean nothing. The
handkerchief's three appearances pull the play's six most
important characters into an unavoidable tragedy. Bibliography
lists 3 ...