- 1 What happened in Act 1 Scene 2 of Othello?
- 2 When Othello first leaves for Cyprus What warning does brabantio give him?
- 3 Who goes to Cyprus in Othello?
- 4 Why do they go to Cyprus in Othello?
- 5 Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
- 6 How did Othello and Desdemona fall in love?
- 7 Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
- 8 Why does Brabantio hate Othello?
- 9 Is Othello set in Venice or Cyprus?
- 10 What happens to the threat of a Turkish invasion of Cyprus?
- 11 Is Othello from Cyprus?
- 12 How is Othello viewed in Cyprus How do you know?
- 13 Who does Othello allow to bring Desdemona to Cyprus?
What happened in Act 1 Scene 2 of Othello?
Act 1 Scene 2 Iago tells Othello that Brabantio knows about his marriage and ‘spoke such scurvy and provoking terms against your honour’ but Othello dismisses this and says ‘let him do his spite’. Cassio then arrives with a message from the Duke asking Othello to come to the Senate to talk about the war in Cyprus.
When Othello first leaves for Cyprus What warning does brabantio give him?
As Othello leaves. Brabantio warns Othello, “She has deceived her father, and may thee” (289), but Othello is certain of Desdemona’s faithfulness.
Who goes to Cyprus in Othello?
Desdemona’s father makes a formal complaint about Othello’s behaviour to the Duke of Venice. His complaint is ignored and the Duke sends Othello to Cyprus to continue fighting in a war. Othello goes to Cyprus and takes his new wife Desdemona with him, together with Iago and Michael Cassio.
Why do they go to Cyprus in Othello?
Key Questions and Answers. 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.
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.
How did Othello and Desdemona fall in love?
By his own admission, Desdemona fell in love with Othello’s bravery and for surviving many sorrows and tribulations. Othello, in turn, loves the fact that she admires him. From his point of view, he has a loving, obedient wife who admires his ability to endure dangers.
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 Brabantio hate Othello?
Brabantio doesn’t want Desdemona to marry Othello because he is racist. In this Shakespearean world, Othello could be applauded for his great triumphs at war but he certainly couldn’t marry a white man’s daughter.
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.
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 from Cyprus?
The castle gets its name from Shakespeare’s famous play Othello, which is set in a harbour town in Cyprus.
How is Othello viewed in Cyprus How do you know?
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!
Who does Othello allow to bring Desdemona to Cyprus?
Role in Othello Though Emilia is mentioned in 1.3 when Othello asks Iago to allow his wife to accompany Desdemona to Cyprus as her attendant, the character first appears on stage in 2.1 when she disembarks in Cyprus with Iago, Desdemona, and Roderigo.