Othello Act 4 and 5

Why is Othello so upset after overhearing Cassio and Iago talking in the street? They are saying horrible things about someone and he thinks that someone is Desdemona(they were talking about Bianca)
Why did Cassio give the hanky to Bianca? To make a copy because he knows someday someone will come back for it
Why does Othello both love and hate Desdemona? She’s beautiful, she was good at music, embroidery and they are married. And he hates her because he thinks she cheated on him with Cassio
What does Othello suggest he and Desdemona do? Giving her permission to cheat (have an open relationship)
What are the ways Othello thinks about killing Desdemona? Chopping her up, poisoning her, and strangle her
Who is Lodovico in relation to Desdemona? They are cousins
What is ironic about Iago’s answer to Lodovico about Cassio , when Iago says Cassio lives? Hes going to kill him at midnight
What is ironic about Cassio taking over for Othello when Othello returns to Venice? he has no job because he was fired and now he has a better job
What does it mean to cry like a crocodile? Fake crying. Desdemona was fake crying
Why is Emilia staying outside the door while Othello and Desdemona speak? She is on guard duty, to make sure no one else comes by
How is Emilia different in Act IV versus Act III? She isn’t lying anymore, she is being honest
Why does Othello compare Desdemona to the gate keeper opposite Saint Peter? Because she’s from hell
What does othello give to Emilia after she watches at the door ? Money
Why does Desdemona say she is half asleep after she fights with her husband and he calls her a *****? Because she is tired, in trauma, depressed shock and she wants to sleep
Who call Othello a murderer? Emilia
According to Emilia, what does she want to happen to Iago’s soul?
What does false as water mean? It’s changeable, it’s always different
What does Othello say when he confesses to Desdemona’s death? he calls desdemona a lia and that she will go to hell
Desdemona blames which person for her murder? Herself
According to Othello, what is out of tune when Cassio is still alive? Murder is out of tune
At the end of Act V, the moon is in what phase? Full moon
When Emilia enters the room, why does he draw the curtains around the bed? Othello draws the curtains around the bed so emelia cannot see Desdemona dead body on the bed
When Othello hears Emilia speaking, who does he think is speaking? Desdemona
When Othello says he will kill Desdemona for what (in order) does she plead? First she asks for mercy, then she asks banish me, kill me tomorrow, kill me in half an hour, let me say one more prayer and she is dead.
How many times does Othello kiss Desdemona before she dies? Three
What is one reason Othello wants to kill Desdemona? So that she doesn’t cheat on other men
When Emilia is talking to Bianca, how does her attitude change about prostitution? now she looks down on Bianca for being a prostitute, before she thought it was okay
Instead of using a stretcher to carry away the injured person, what did they use in the play? Chair
What is one thing Roderigo is upset about at this point in Act IV? He still doesn’t have desdemona
What is Roderigo’s plan before he leaves Cyprus? Hes going to visit Desdemona and ask for his jewls back and if she doesn’t give it back then he will go over to Iago and beat him up until he get his money back
What is IIago’s plan to help Roderigo? Hes going to have rodrigo kill cassio and once cassio is gone he can have desdemona
If Cassio lives where will Desdemona be, according to Iago? Mauritania
Between which two hours will Cassio die? Midnight and 1 am
What does being a second mean? You’re going to be backup
Compare the opinions of Desedmona and Emilia on cheating. Emilia beleives its okay and Desdemona says its never okay
What is a shroud and how will Desdemona’s wedding sheets be used at the end of this play? A sheet you use to put a dead person in(They use Desdemonas wedding sheets in the play)
Why would Emilia want her husband to be the king of the world? So that he can change the rule that cheating is wrong
Why do women cheat according to Emilia? Their husbands taught them
What are the reasons why Iago wants Roderigo dead? He wants to get the jewls back from desdemona and if she doesn’t have them he’ll go beat up Iago
What are the reasons why Iago wants Cassio dead? He makes him look ugly and he may talk to Othello
Describe the fight that takes place between Roderigo and Cassio? How does Iago interfere? Cassio comes down the street, Rodrigo tries to stab him but he misses, cassio instead stabs rodrigo and he falls, and then Iago stabs cassio in the leg
What is Othello’s misconception about Cassio? Cassio is dead
How is Gratiano related to Desdemona? He is her uncle
Who helps Cassio? Iago puts a turnicut on his leg
Who does Iago blame for Cassio’s attack? He blames Bianca
Who identifies the dying Roderigo? Iago
Why does Iago want to kill Rodrigo? Because Rodrigo is going to ask for his money back
Who goes to Venice to tell all? Lodovico
Who inherits everything? Gratiano
What does othello do before he falls on the bed? He kisses Desdemona
Who was the pearl thrown into the sea? Desdemona
Who is the circumcised dog? Iago
What does Iago admit to? That he said Desdemona was unfaithful
What foreshadows emilias death? “Presence, Iago, I will never go home”
According to Gratino who else is dead? Barbantio
What does Emilia say about the handkercheif? That she found it and gave it to Iago
What are the events that lead up to Emilia’s death? Othello tries to stab Iago but is disarmed by Montano and Iago stabs Emila and runs away
Who runs after Iago? Montano
Where does Emilia die? In the bed next to Desdemona
Who is the viper? Iago
Who does Othello wound before he dies? Iago
To whom does Othello apologize? Cassio
what is the one thing the other characters never find out? the reason why Iago did what he did
what did they find in Rodrigo’s pockets? 3 letters explaining the details about the murders
What else does Rodrigo tells them before he dies? Rodrigo talks about how Iago tries to kill him
What does Iago admit to? that he said Desdemona was unfaithful
What foreshadows Emilia’s death? perchance, I will never go home
According to Gratiano who is dead? Brabantio
What does Emilia say about the hanky? she said she found it and gave it to Iago
What are the events that lead up to Emilia’s stabbing? Othello tries to stab Iago, but Is disarmed by Montano. Iago stabs Emilia and runs away
Who runs after Iago? Montano
Where does Emilia die? On the bed next to Desdemona
Who is the viper? Iago
Who does Othello wound before he dies? Iago
To whom does Othello apologize? Cassio
What is the one thing the other characters never find out? why Iago did what the did
What do they find in Roderigo’s pocket? three letters explaining the details about the murders
What else does Roderigo tell them before he dies? Roderigo talks about how Iago tries to kill him
What are some of the resolutions to the play? Cassio will rule in CyprusIago will be tortured in CyprusOthello will be taken back to Venice
What is the pearl that is thrown into the sea? Desdemona
Who is the circumcised dog? Iago
How does Othello die? suicide, he stabs himself
What does Othello do before he falls on the bed and dies? he kisses Desdemona
Who according to Lodovico inherits all of Othello’s wealth? Gratiano
Who goes to Venice to deliver the bad news to the Duke? Lodovico

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