- 1 Who will be responsible for looking after Desdemona in Cyprus?
- 2 Who travels with Desdemona to Cyprus?
- 3 Who will be in charge of Desdemona?
- 4 What happens to the threat of a Turkish invasion of Cyprus?
- 5 Is Cassio in love with Desdemona?
- 6 Does Cassio kiss Desdemona?
- 7 Did Othello slept with Emilia?
- 8 Who does Cassio stab?
- 9 Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
- 10 Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
- 11 Why does Roderigo want to leave Cyprus and go back to Venice?
- 12 What reason does Othello give for marrying Desdemona?
- 13 WHo visits Cyprus first?
Who will be responsible for looking after Desdemona in Cyprus?
Iago’s wife, Emilia, will look after Desdemona as her maid. As Othello leaves. Brabantio warns Othello, “She has deceived her father, and may thee” (289), but Othello is certain of Desdemona’s faithfulness.
Who travels with Desdemona to Cyprus?
Act 1 Scene 3 Desdemona is called for and she tells the Senate she married Othello for love and her duty is now to him rather than her father. Desdemona asks to go with Othello to Cyprus and Brabantio warns Othello ‘she has deceived her Father, and may thee’.
Who will be in charge of Desdemona?
The men think that a woman should only be loyal to one man. Othello feels that Desdemona cannot care for herself, and she needs Iago to be in charge of her while Othello is away.
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 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.
Does Cassio kiss Desdemona?
Iago notices that Cassio takes Desdemona’s hand as he talks to her, and, in an aside, Iago plots to use Cassio’s hand-holding to frame him so that he loses his newly gained promotion to lieutenant. Othello arrives safely and greets Desdemona, expressing his devotion to her and giving her a kiss.
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.
Who does Cassio stab?
Cassio stabs and wounds Roderigo. Iago darts out in the commotion, stabs Cassio in the leg, and exits.
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 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.
Why does Roderigo want to leave Cyprus and go back to Venice?
Roderigo wants to go back to Venice and forget his pursuit of Desdemona. Iago says this to make him stay Put money in thy purse. it was her first present from Othello, it has magic in it, and it is an heirloom from Othello’s family.
What reason does Othello give for marrying Desdemona?
Desdemona marries Othello because she is intrigued by his adventurous past as a soldier who has been to exotic lands. She overhears his stories about his exploits in foreign lands and later asks him to tell these to her in person.
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.