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Othello Lit final
Iago is genuinely concerned with Roderigo’s broken heart:
Desdemona is assertive when she stands up to the: and asks to go to war with her husband.
Who is the playwright of Othello:
Brabantio is pleased that his daughter has married a military hero:
And wake Brabantio to alert him that his daughter and Othello have eloped.
The Duke sends a messenger to find Othello. He wants to alert him that the: army is making a move toward Cyprus.
These two men love Desdemona:
Roderigo and Othello
Who does Othello allow to bring Desdemona to Cyprus? Who does he entrust her safety to?
What event delays Othello’s arrival on Cyprus?
A storm at sea
What century is Othello staged in?
1500’s (16th century)
As an intimate gift Othello gives to Desdemona a: embroidered with strawberries.
Bianca (Cassio’s whore) is asked to duplicate the embroidery from Desdemona’s:__ She feels she must be making it for: ___
Handkerchief; another woman
How does Iago get Cassio to quarrel with Roderigo?
He gets Cassio drunk
How does Iago propose that Cassio will regain his reputation?
He will get Desdemona to plead with Othello
Which of the following epithets is most commonly applied to Iago throughout the play:
Which of Cassio’s weaknesses does Iago exploit?
A low tolerance for alcohol
What, according to Iago, is the “green-eyed monster?”
Who finds the handkerchief the first time it leaves Desdemona’s possession?
Desdemona routinely angers Othello, unbeknownst to herself, as she needles him to confer with Cassio and make amends with him.
While speaking with Othello, Iago continually considers Cassio as a close friend of his.
Othello asks for one specific thing from Iago. What is it?
Desdemona incriminates herself (unknowingly) when she publicly seeks out Cassio.
By the end of Act 4, Scene 1, Othello has decided ONE thing for sure. What is it?
He will kill Desdemona and Cassio
Othello accuses of Desdemona of cheating on him. Desdemona admits that she has wronged her lord in this way.
Who does Desdemona as to plead her case before Othello?
Desdemona requests that Emilia do this to help her prepare for bed.
Put her wedding sheets on the bed
Who did Desdemona hear the willow song from?
Her mother’s maid
Who is the author of this play?
1st to die:
(Roderigo knows to much)
“hero” for killing villain
Who kills Desdemona
Othello kills her
Othello things __ is dead