- 1 How does the Duke feel about Othello?
- 2 Why was Othello summoned to the Duke of Venice?
- 3 Who is Montano Othello?
- 4 What does Venice symbolize in Othello?
- 5 Who kills Cassio?
- 6 Why does the duke want Othello?
- 7 Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
- 8 Why does Roderigo want to kill himself?
- 9 Why does Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
- 10 Did Cassio stab Montano?
- 11 Who is the jealous Moor in Othello?
- 12 Does Othello kill Desdemona?
- 13 Who killed Emilia?
- 14 Why does Cassio refuse to drink with Iago?
- 15 What does Othello claim made Desdemona love him?
How does the Duke feel about Othello?
The Duke says he thinks Othello would win his daughter as well under the same circumstances; that Brabantio will just have to make the best of the situation. Iago tells him to use his reason, to hold back his passion, that they should “be conjunctive in [their] revenge against him [Othello].”
Why was Othello summoned to the Duke of Venice?
Why did the Duke of Venice summon Othello? There are rumors of Othello having an affair with Iago’s wife, Emilia.
Who is Montano Othello?
Montano is the Governor of Cyprus. He sends news to the Venetian Senate of the Turkish advance towards the island. Esteemed by the Duke, he is however not considered as great a soldier as Othello, whom they send to replace him for the crisis.
What does Venice symbolize in Othello?
In Othello, Venice represents civilization, while Cyprus symbolizes the wilderness.
Who kills Cassio?
Cassio enters, and Roderigo stabs at him but fails to pierce Cassio’s armor. Cassio stabs and wounds Roderigo. Iago darts out in the commotion, stabs Cassio in the leg, and exits. Not knowing who has stabbed him, Cassio falls.
Why does the duke want Othello?
Why did the Duke send for Othello? He wanted to know which soldiers to promote. He wanted to send Othello to Cyprus to fight. He says he thinks Othello would win his daughter under the same circumstances, and tells Barbantio to make his best of the situation.
Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
He is threatening to drown himself because life is pointless without Desdemona, who is Othello’s. Roderigo is a gullible, rich man who decides that he will win the love of the beautiful lady Desdemona by buying her gifts. He pays a man, Iago, to assist him in winning Desdemona’s love.
Why does Roderigo want to kill himself?
Roderigo Timeline and Summary
1.2 When the Duke approves of Othello and Desdemona’s marriage, Roderigo says he’d better give up and drown himself. Iago convinces him to get more money, under the pretense that he can seduce Desdemona much more easily once she’s Othello’s desperate housewife.
Why does Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
By his own admission, Desdemona fell in love with Othello’s bravery and for surviving many sorrows and tribulations. Othello, in turn, loves the fact that she admires him. From his point of view, he has a loving, obedient wife who admires his ability to endure dangers.
Did Cassio stab Montano?
As Montano and others attempt to hold Cassio down, Cassio stabs Montano. An alarm bell is rung, and Othello arrives with armed attendants.
Who is the jealous Moor in Othello?
Bianca is a fictional character in William Shakespeare’s Othello (c. 1601–1604). She is Cassio’s jealous lover. Despite her brief appearance on stage, Bianca plays a significant role in the progress of Iago’s scheme to make Othello believe that his wife Desdemona is cheating on him with Cassio.
Does Othello kill Desdemona?
Iago manipulates Othello into believing his wife Desdemona is unfaithful, stirring Othello’s jealousy. Othello allows jealousy to consume him, murders Desdemona, and then kills himself.
Who killed Emilia?
Emilia having heard from Othello that Iago told him of Desdemona “cheating” on him with Cassio, accuses him of gross dishonesty leading to an unjust murder. When she hears about the handkerchief, she reveals her role and Iago threatens and then kills her at the first opportunity.
Why does Cassio refuse to drink with Iago?
Why does Cassio refuse to drink with Iago? He was telling the truth about a man (Roderigo) running and yelling and Cassio chasing him with a sword. And Montano and Cassio fighting.
What does Othello claim made Desdemona love him?
What does Brabantio accuse Othello of having done? What does Othello claim made Desdemona love him? He thinks it will help his chances with Desdemona. Why does Roderigo agree to kill Cassio?