- 1 What happens when Othello arrives in Cyprus?
- 2 Why does Othello get sent to Cyprus?
- 3 How does Othello greet Desdemona when he arrives in Cyprus?
- 4 How is Othello viewed in Cyprus?
- 5 What does Cassio do when Emilia and Desdemona arrive in Cyprus?
- 6 What happens to the threat of a Turkish invasion of Cyprus?
- 7 Is Othello set in Venice or Cyprus?
- 8 Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
- 9 Did Othello slept with Emilia?
- 10 Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
- 11 Is Cassio in love with Desdemona?
- 12 Who visits Cyprus first?
- 13 Who does Cassio stab?
What happens when Othello arrives 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.
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.
How does Othello greet Desdemona when he arrives in Cyprus?
The reunion of Othello and Desdemona is a happy celebration of their love. Othello greets Desdemona as his equal, his “fair warrior ” (174).
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!
What does Cassio do when Emilia and Desdemona arrive in Cyprus?
How does Cassio greet Emilia and Desdemona, and how do they respond? Cassio greets Emilia and Desdemona with great courtesy and he is very happy that they arrived safely at Cyprus. He especially praises Desdemona and flirtatiously kisses Emilia in front of Iago.
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.
Is Othello set in Venice or Cyprus?
Othello is set in Venice, presumably sometime in the latter half of the sixteenth-century. Venice was at war with the Ottoman empire between 1570 and 1573, so the play’s reference to the threat of an attack on Cyprus could reflect a setting sometime during this period.
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.
Did Othello slept with Emilia?
At the start of the play we are given two reasons. One is that Cassio has been picked ahead of him as Lieutenant; the other is that he thinks that Othello slept with Iago’s wife, Emilia. After all, who was chosen to take over from Othello in Cyprus at the end of the play but Cassio himself.
Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
Cassio welcomes Desdemona and Emilia—flirtatiously kissing Emilia. Iago quips that if Emilia would kiss Cassio’s lips as deftly as she whips him (Iago) with her tongue, Cassio would be over her quickly. As Iago mocks his wife for being a nag, Desdemona tries to defend her. Desdemona then asks Iago his opinion of women.
Is Cassio in love with Desdemona?
Cassio is noble minded and loving toward Desdemona and Iago throughout. These trusting and noble traits and opinions of Cassio’s are in part what allows Iago to succeed in his vengeful plan. In short, throughout Acts I, II and III, Cassio has the highest opinions of both Desdemona and Iago.
Who visits Cyprus first?
In Act II Scene i of Othello, the action moves from Venice to Cyprus. During the course of the journey there had been a storm which has separated the Venetian ships and destroyed the Turkish fleet. Cassio’s ship arrives first.
Who does Cassio stab?
Cassio stabs and wounds Roderigo. Iago darts out in the commotion, stabs Cassio in the leg, and exits.