- 1 Who orders Othello to Cyprus?
- 2 Who sends Othello to Cyprus and defends his marriage?
- 3 Why does Othello get sent to Cyprus?
- 4 Why do Othello and friends go to Cyprus?
- 5 Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
- 6 Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
- 7 What happens to the threat of a Turkish invasion of Cyprus?
- 8 What do Othello and Desdemona do when they meet each other in Cyprus?
- 9 Why is Roderigo so unhappy about Desdemona’s marriage?
- 10 Why does Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
- 11 How did Desdemona deceive her father?
- 12 Why does the duke want Othello?
- 13 Where will Desdemona stay while Othello is away?
Who orders Othello to Cyprus?
“Put but money in thy purse,” Iago tells Roderigo repeatedly in the paragraph that spans lines 329–351, urging him to follow him to Cyprus. Iago promises to work everything out from there.
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.
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.
Why do Othello and friends go to Cyprus?
Othello must go immediately to Cyprus to command its defense, and Desdemona requests to go as well. The Duke grants her wish, and Othello, who must leave that night, delegates Iago to follow later in another ship, bringing Desdemona and whatever else is needed.
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.
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.
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.
Why is Roderigo so unhappy about Desdemona’s marriage?
Why is Roderigo so unhappy about Othello’s marriage? Roderigo is unhappy about the marriage because he is in love with Desdemona. 2. Iago is upset with Othello because Othello promoted Cassio instead of Iago.
Why does Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
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.
How did Desdemona deceive her father?
Since Desdemona loved her father, she felt that by delaying his pain she would be doing him a service, and because Desdemona deceived her father out of love, this deception was not severe. Another example of the degree of deception was when Iago said to Othello, “She did deceive her father, marrying you” (111.3. 205).
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.
Where will Desdemona stay while Othello is away?
Where will Desdemona live while Othello is away? The Duke says that Desdemona should stay with her father, which is quickly rejected. Desdemona wants to go with Othello, but ends up staying with Iago and Emilia. They will meet Othello in Cyprus.