Othello ACT 3 & 4

Why didn’t Iago simply tell Othello right away that Desdemona and Cassio were having an affair? To plant the seed of doubt, More EffectiveVery Evil
What thing did Emilia find and give to Iago? What did Iago intend to do with it? HandkerchiefGive it to Cassio to plant in his apartment
What was Iago’s reply when Othello demanded proof of his wife’s disloyalty? He spoke to soon and it might not be trueSaw him wipe handerkerchief and heard him talk about Desdemona in his sleep
What did Othello decide and command at the end of Scene III? Kill Cassio and DesdemonaIago as new lietentent
What was Emilia’s relationship with Iago? Desdemona? Iago- wife who treats her badly but still tries to please himDesdemona- “maid”
Who had the handkerchief at the end of Act III? Why? Bianca- the prostitute which means white in spanish which means pureity but yet shes a prostituteCassio gave it to her
After iago lied and told Othello that Cassio confessed going to bed with Desdemona, what advice does he give the overwhelmed Othello ? To kill Desdemona and he will take care of Cassio
How does Iago trick Othello into thinking cassio is gloating and bragging about his affair with Desdemona? Iago makes Cassio talk about Bianca so it looks like Cassio is talking about Desdemona
Why is Bianca angry with Cassio She thinks Cassio has been unfaithful
How does Bianca’s return with the handkerchief help Iago? It shows Othello that Bianca as the Handkerchief that she received from Cassio
Why does Othello hit Desdemona? Because she unknowingly says something that makes Othello believe that she is having an affair with Cassio
What is Lodovico’s reaction to Othello’s behavior towards Desdemona? How does Iago later explain Othello’s behavior to Lodovico? Lodovico is very surprised that the noble Othello hit Desdemona. Iago explains to Lodovico that Othello’s behavior is actually much worse than that
Why does Othello ask Emilia about Cassio’s affair with Desdemona and what is her reply? Because Emilia is always with Desdemona and her reply is that Desdemona will never be unfaithful to Othello
To whom does Desdemona turn for help after Othello calls her a strumpet? Iago
Why does Iago tell Rodriego to kill Cassio? Why does Roderigo consent to think about it? Because Venice made cassio governor…Roderigo consents to think about it because he is desperate to get to Desdemona

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