Othello quiz

soliloquy an act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud to oneself
aside a remark or passage in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the play.
Moor member of the muslim people of Arab decent, Black skinned
What is the setting Venice, and Cyprus
tragedy Literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrows, usually death
Ethos speaker uses this to establish credibility
Pathos appeals to emotions
Logos appeal to logic and reason
What were the gender stereotypes in England * women were expected to obey their father, and husband* weren’t aloud to always speak their mind
What were the racial stereotypes in England * blacks were outcasted * asked to leave England
What did Desdemona say was the reason she fell in love with Othello? his life story
Iago third in command
Desdemona Othello’s wife, Brabantio’s daughter
Othello General of the venetian army, Desdemona’s husband
Emilia Iago’s wife
Cassio Othello’s Lieutenant
Roderigo Man in love with Desdemona, pays Iago loads of money to help him win over Desdemona, venetian gentleman
Bianca Cassio’s lover, prostatute
Lodovico Desdemona’s cousin, apart of Venice’s diplomatic service, guy who see’s othello smack Desdemona
Brabantio Desdemona’s father, venetian senator
The Duke The Duke of Venice
What does Desdemona’s hanker chief symbolize Othello’s love for Desdemona
What does the tempest symbolize? justice
What does the willow song symbolize? Desdemona’s fear of Othello, her acceptance that Othello will kill her, A lady who has lost her love for a husband that has gone mad
“For when my outward action doth demonstrate / The native act and figure of my heart / In compliment extern, ’tis not long after / But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at. I am not what I am” (I.i.63-67) Iago
“Another of his fathom they have none / To lead their business. In which regard, / Though I do hate him as I do Hell-pains, Yet for necessity of present life / I must show out a flag and sign of love, / Which is indeed but sign…” (I.i.155-7) Iago
“She loved me for the dangers I had passed, / And I loved her that she did pity them. / This only is the witchcraft I have used” (I.iii.168-170). Othello
“If virtue no delighted beauty lack, / Your son-in-law is far more fair than black” (I.iii.290-291). The Duke
“Look to her, Moor, if thou has eyes to see; / She has deceived her father, and may thee” (I.iii.293-294). Brabantio
“The Moor is of a free and open nature / That think men honest that but seem to be so, / And will as tenderly be led by the’ nose / As asses are” (I.iii.390-393). Iago
“With as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio” (II.i.175-6) Iago
“If after every tempest come such calms, / May the winds blow till they have wakened death” (II.i.188-9). Othello
“Reputation, reputation, reputation! Oh, I have / Lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of / Myself, and what remains is bestial” (II.iii.250-3) Cassio
“Touch me not so near. / I had rather have this tongue cut from my mouth / Than it should do offense to Michael Cassio” (II.iii.207-9). Iago
“So will I turn her virtue into pitch / And out of her own goodness make the net / That shall enmesh them all” (II.iii.340-2) Iago
“Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul / But I do love thee! And when I love thee not, / Chaos is come again” (III.iii.90-92) Othello
“For she had eyes and chose me. […] / I’ll see before I doubt; when I doubt, prove, / And on the proof there is no more but this: / Away at once with love or jealousy!” (III.iii.194-6) Othello
“But pardon me; I do not in position / Distinctly speak of her, though I may fear / Her will, recoiling to her better judgment, / May fall to match you with her country forms, / And happily repent” (III.iii.239-243) Iago
“Note if your lady strain his entertainment / With any strong or vehement importunity. / Much will be seen in that” (III.iii.255-7) Iago
“Haply for I am black / And have not those soft parts of conversation / That chamberers have, or for I am declined / Into the vale of years—yet that’s not much— / She’s gone, I am abused, and my relief / Must be to loathe her” (III.iii.267-272) Othello
“This was her first remembrance from the Moor. / My wayward husband hath a hundred times / Wooed me to steal it, […] / What he will do with it / Heaven knows, not I; / I nothing but to please his fantasy” (III.iii.297-306) Emilia
“He that is robbed, not wanting what is stol’n, / Let him no know’t and he’s not robbed at all / […] / I had been happy if the general camp, / Pioneers and all, had tasted her sweet body, / So I had nothing known” (III.iii.350-5) Othello
“Take note, take note, O world: / To be direct and honest is not safe. / I thank you for this profit, and from hence / I’ll love no friend, with love breeds such offense” (III.iii.385-8) Iago
“And but my noble Moor / Is true of mind and made of no such baseness / As jealous creatures are, it were enough / To put him to ill thinking” (III.iv.22-5) Desdemona
“That handkerchief did an Egyptian to my mother give / […] She told her, while she kept it / ‘Twould make her amiable and subdue my father / Entirely to her love, but if she lost it / Or made gift of it, my father’s eye / Should hold her loathed and his spirits should hunt / After new fancies” (III.iv.53-60) Othello
“This is a trick to put me from my suit. / Pray you, let Cassio be received again” (III.iv.84-5) Desdemona
“Tis not a year or two shows us a man. / They are all but stomachs, and we all but food; / They eat us hungerly, and, why they are full, / They belch us” (III.iv.98-101) Emilia
“Nay, we must think men are not gods, / Nor of them look for such observancy / As fits the bridal. [….] / I was, unhandsome warrior as I am, / Arraigning his unkindness with my soul, / But now I find I had suborned the witness, / And he’s indicted falsely” (III.iv.143-9) Desdemona
“But jealous souls will not be answered so. / They are not ever jealous for the cause, / But jealous for they’re jealous. It is a monster / Begot upon itself, born on itself” (III.iv.153-6) Emilia
“Hath she forsook so many noble matches / Her father, and her country, and her friends, / To be called “*****”? Would it not make one weep?” (IV.iii.132-4) Emili
“I have heard too much, and your words and performances / are no kin together” (IV.iii.190-1) Roderigo
“And have not we affections / Desires for sport, and frailty, as men have? / Then let them use us well, else let them know, / The ills we do, their ills instruct us so” Emilia
Is this the noble Moor whom our full senate / Call all in all sufficient? Is this the nature / Whom passion could not shake […]? Lodovico
“I have no great devotion to the deed, / And yet he hath given me satisfying reasons. / ‘Tis but a man gone. Forth, my sword; he dies!” (V.i.8-10) Roderigo
If Cassio do remain, / He hath a daily beauty in his life / That makes me ugly (V.i.11-22) Iago
Nobody. I myself. Farewell. / Commend me to my kind lord. Oh, farewell! (V.ii.38-9) Desdemona
“Good gentlemen, let me have leave to speak. / ‘Tis proper I obey him, but not now. / Perchance, Iago, I will ne’er go home.” (V.ii.208-210) Emilia
An honorable murderer, if you will, / For naught I did in hate, but all in honor. Othello
“Demand me nothing. What you know, you know. / From this time forth I never will speak word.” (V.ii.316-8) Iago
What are Cassio, Desdemona, and Emilia discussing at the beginning of Act 3 How to get Cassio’s position as lieutenant back
Whose arrival prompts Cassio to leave Desdemona and Emilia in taste Othello
What character warns Othello about jealousy Iago
Who picks up the hanker chief that Othello gave Desdemona Emilia
Why does Othello become angry with Iago Iago questions Desdemona’s faithfulness
What task does Othello assign to Iago kill Cassio
When Iago says that “men should be what they seem” This demonstrates that Iago is…? Manipulative
What is the definition of rhetoric? any human expression meant to express meaning
What is Desdemona trying to do when she drops the hanker chief comfort Othello
Who is promoted to Lieutenant once Cassio is demoted Iago
Who gave Othello the hanker chief that he gave to Desdemona his mother
How does Emilia react to Othello’s anger She compares him to all men who eventually tire of their wives
What does Cassio ask bianca to do with the hanker chief make a copy of it
What does Othello ask Iago to do kill Cassio
Who hires musicians to play for Othello and Desdemona Cassio
When speaking to Othello how does Iago describe reputation as the most valuable thing a person can have
What does Iago offer up as proof to Othello that Desdemona is having an affair he overheard Cassio dreaming about Desdemona
Who picks up Desdemona’s handkerchief when she drops it Emilia
What is roderigo’s initial reaction when he hears that Desdemona and Othello are leaving for Cyprus he plans to drown himself
Which character is physically hurt during the drunken fight Montano
What caused Cassio to lose his position his drinking
Who arrives first in Cyprus Cassio
Which of the following best expresses Iago’s views of women all women should expect to keep house
What is the reason Rodrigo is not upset at the end of act 2 he is ostracized by Montano
When was Othello performed early 1600’s
when was Othello written late 1500’s
What does Iago keep saying to Rodrigo towards the end of act 1 put money in thy purse
who banned the theatre entirely in 1642 the puritans
What is the name of Iago’s wife Emilia
Why does everyone arrive in cyprus at different times there was a terrible storm at sea
What best describes the interaction between Othello and Desdemona when the first arrive in Cyprus they are excited to see each other
Who is the governor of Cyprus Montano
Why wasn’t Iago celebrating with Iago and Cassio (drinking with them the night of the fight) He was celebrating his wedding night
What does Iago convince Cassio to do after his demotion speak to Desdemona
What does Iago confess in his soliloquy at the end of scene 1 he loves Desdemona
Step 1 of Iago’s plan is to convince Desdemona to defend Cassio, step 2 is for Othello to walk in on Cassio and Desdemona talking
What is the setting for act 1 Venice