- 1 Why does Othello get sent to Cyprus?
- 2 Who sends Othello to Cyprus and defends his marriage?
- 3 What decisions are made regarding traveling to Cyprus Othello?
- 4 Who orders Othello to Cyprus?
- 5 What do Othello and Desdemona do when they meet each other in Cyprus?
- 6 What happens to the threat of a Turkish invasion of Cyprus?
- 7 Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
- 8 Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
- 9 Why does Iago hate Othello?
- 10 Why does the duke want Othello?
- 11 Does Othello die in Cyprus?
- 12 How is Othello viewed in Cyprus?
- 13 Did Desdemona go to Cyprus with Othello?
Why does Othello get sent to Cyprus?
Why does Othello go to Cyprus? Othello goes to Cyprus per orders of the Duke of Venice. The Turks are sailing to attack Cyprus and, as Othello is known to be a superior commander, the Duke sends him to Cyprus to take command of the soldiers there and protect the island.
Who sends Othello to Cyprus and defends his marriage?
1.3 I HATE THE MOOR Othello defends himself by claiming that he ‘charmed’ Desdemona with his stories, not with magic. Desdemona confirms this, and the couple’s marriage is approved by the senate. The Duke decides that Othello must sail to Cyprus to lead the fight against the Turks.
What decisions are made regarding traveling to Cyprus Othello?
The duke decides that Othello must go to Cyprus to defend the island from the Turks. Othello is willing and ready to go, and he asks that appropriate accommodations be provided for his wife.
Who orders Othello to Cyprus?
Othello is then sent to defend Cyprus against the Turks. He prepares to leave, entrusting Desdemona to his ensign, Iago. Iago tells Roderigo that he will obtain Desdemona for him, and persuades him to come to Cyprus, along with his money.
What do Othello and Desdemona do when they meet each other in Cyprus?
Othello arrives safely and greets Desdemona, expressing his devotion to her and giving her a kiss. He then thanks the Cypriots for their welcome and hospitality, and orders Iago to unload the ship. All but Roderigo and Iago head to the castle to celebrate the drowning of the Turks.
What happens to the threat of a Turkish invasion of Cyprus?
What happens to the threat of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus? The turks are destroyed by a storm before they could even get to Cyprus. Montano was glad because he believes Othello is worthy & able to govern Cyprus.
Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
Iago acts as if he is on Othello’s side, even though he has expressed he cannot say anything negative about Othello. He also says that he believes that they will not “punish” Othello for marrying Desdemona because Othello is needed in the war against Cyprus. Othello is his stoic self.
Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
Why does Roderigo want to drown himself? He lays out his plan to cheat Roderigo out of his money, to convince Othello that Cassio has slept with Desdemona, and to use Othello’s honest and unsuspecting nature to bring him to his demise.
Why does Iago hate Othello?
Iago says in Act I, Scene 1 that he hates Othello because Othello has passed him over as a lieutenant. In other words, Iago believes that Cassio knows less about fighting than a spinster, or old unmarried woman, does. In addition, Iago suspects that his wife, Emilia, has cheated on him with Othello.
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.
Does Othello die in Cyprus?
Iago, reacting to his wife’s accusations, stabs and kills her. Iago is arrested and sent to trial after Othello wounds him ( he doesn’t even die ). Othello, facing the inevitability of his own trial, uses a hidden weapon to commit suicide. The play ends with Cassio reinstated and placed in command as Governor of Cyprus.
How is Othello viewed in Cyprus?
How is Othello viewed in Cyprus? How do you know? He’s very welcomed there because they know he’s a strong commander who will protect them. You just studied 7 terms!
Did Desdemona go to Cyprus with Othello?
Desdemona chooses to go with her husband to Cyprus and feels loyalty to him over her father. Iago is using Roderigo to help him in his plans and he has already hatched a plot to make Othello believe Cassio is having an affair with Desdemona – in a double revenge.