Othello by Shakespeare (Act III)

In an effort to win Othello’s good graces, Cassio sends ________ musicians to play music beneath the general’s window.
during Othello’s and Desdemona’s discussion about cassio’s case, Desdemona pleaded for _______ cassio
Othello assures her that he will speak to Cassio, but he answers evasively when _________ she tries to set a meeting time.
Alone with Othello, Iago begins his insinuations of an affair between Cassio and Desdemona by reminding Othello that Cassio served as ___________ Othello and Desdemona’s go-between during their courtship.
Iago suggests that Othello _________ observe his wife closely when she is with Cassio.
Iago says that Othello is ______ – wife has an affair and he knows nothing about cuckold
Iago suggests that Desdemona deceived _______ when marrying Othello her father
Othello tells Iago to have ___ watch Desdemona when she is with Cassio. Emilia
what three reasons does Othello give for his wife possibly not loving him anymore? because he is too old for her, because he is black, and because he doesn’t have the manners of a courtier.
Desdemona and Emilia enter to inform Othello that he is expected at dinner. Othello says that he has a pain in his _______. forehead
Desdemona offers to bind his head with her _______. handkerchief
Othello pushes her handkerchief away, telling her that it is too ____ small
who picks up the handkerchief? emilia
Iago gleefully plots to plant the handkerchief in ________ Cassio’s room
othello says that Iago has put him on the _____ rack
Othello demands that Iago bring him _____ evidence that Desdemona is cheating on him. visual
what two pieces of evidence does Iago give Othello? First, he tells Othello that while Cassio and Iago were sharing a bed, Cassio called out Desdemona’s name in his sleep, wrung Iago’s hand, kissed him hard on the lips, and threw his leg over Iago’s thigh.Iago then claims to have witnessed Cassio wiping his beard with the handkerchief Othello gave Desdemona as her first gift.
Othello kneels and vows to heaven that he will take his revenge on ________ Desdemona and Cassio
how does Othello reward Iago? promotes him to lieutenant
what does Desdemona order the clown to do? to find Cassio and bring him the message that she has made her suit to Othello.
Desdemona would have rather lost her _____ instead of the handkerchief. purse
what does Othello say about Desdemona’s hand? he chastises her for her hand’s moistness, which suggests sexual promiscuity.
what backstory does Othello give about the handkerchief? An Egyptian sorceress gave it to his mother and told her that it would make her desirable and keep Othello’s father loyal, but if she lost it or gave it away, Othello’s father would leave her.
who gave Othello the handkerchief? Othello’s mother gave him the magic handkerchief on her deathbed, instructing him to give it to the woman he desired to marry.
why is this handkerchief so important to Desdemona? first gift from Othello
what is the design woven into the handkerchief? strawberries
Emilia speculates that Othello is ______, but Desdemona maintains her conviction that Othello is upset by some ______ jealous; political matter.
_____ reprimands Cassio for not visiting her more frequently bianca
what does Cassio ask of Bianca? He asks her to copy the embroidery of a handkerchief he recently found in his room onto another handkerchief.
what does Bianca accuse him of? Bianca accuses him of making her copy the embroidery of a love gift from some other woman, but Cassio tells her she is being silly.