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In Act 2, Iago evinces deep paranoia (and a potential motive) when he says

For I fear Cassio with my nightcap too (II, I, 309).

Metaphorically, what does this mean?


Iago is paranoid that he will never advance in the military because Othello promoted Cassio.


Iago believes Cassio has been engaging in sexual intercourse with Emilia, Iago's wife.


Iago believes he will be discovered for getting Cassio drunk.


Iago believes Cassio and Othello are plotting to kill him.


Iago believes that Othello will send him to Mantua to prevent him from ruining Cassio's reputation.

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