One hankie to rule them all, and in the darkness bind them

This blog post deserves a link for making the connection between the handkerchief in Othello, and the One True Ring from Lord of the Rings. After all, don’t people start to act really strangely (and darkly) when they come into possession of the hankie? Emilia even claims that Desdemona “reserves it evermore about her to kiss and talk to.” I can’t recall her calling it “my precious”, though, but still!

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