Othello: Act 1-2 quiz

Why does Iago hate Cassio and Othello? Iago hates Othello and Cassio because, Iago wanted to be second in command but Othello gave it to Cassio, even though he has not seen battle
Who are the two types of knaves Iago described? – loyal then get fired- selfish then ends up stealing from the master
Why s Brabantio angry at Desdemona? What does this reveal about women’s position in Elizabethan Society? Because she was not loyal and respectful to her father and his wishes; she marries Othello. This shows women have no say in their own life, they must do what they are told to do.
What does Brabantio insist must happened to Desdemona for her to love Othello? A witch must have casted a spell on her or something
Why is Othello not afraid of Brabantio and his wrath? Why is he confident? Because he knows he is a good enough of Brabantio’s daughter. He is confident because he is in good standing with everyone except a few people
Explain this quote, “For is such actions may have passage free, Bond-slave and pagan shall our statesmen be.” Who says it and what is the context? Brabantio says this and it means that if Othello gets away with this then society is doomed
How did Othello and Desdemona fall in love? Storytelling
How did the war end? The Turks drowned at Sea
What are Iago’s views towards woman? Give can specific example. He thinks women are just to bear children
What is Iago’s plan to ruin Othello and Desmonda’s relationship? To make it seem like Cassio and Desmonda have something going on even though they do not
Why does Iago try to get Cassio drunk? To pick a fight with Roderigo, making him lose his position
What is the most important thing to Cassio? The most important part of himself? Reputation
What is Desdemona’s role in Cassio regaining his military position? How can she help him? Showing he is worthy; Yes, Othello can not say no to her
Yeah those also known as_______Iago Honest
(Identify the speaker and context) “Thus do I ever make my fool my purse; For I mine own gain’d knowledge should profane, If I would time expend with such a snipe But for my sport and profit. I hate the Moor; And it is thought abroad that twixt my sheets He has done my office. I know not if’t be true; but I for mere suspicion in that kind will do as if for surety Iago; he hates the Moor, he will make it seem like he is to have sex even if it is not true
(Identify the speaker and context) “Sir, he is rash and sudden in choler and haply may stile at you. Provoke him, that he may; for even out of that well I cause these cyprus to mutiny, whose qualification shall come into no true taste again but by the displanting of Cassio Iago to Rodrigo; Cassio is rash in the slight danger to Cyprus: he will be demoted