Othello review

strawberries What pattern is embroidered on the handkerchief?
serpent Which of the following animal epithets is not applied to Othello during the play?
28 How old is Iago?
Mauritania Where does Iago tell Roderigo that Othello and Desdemona are sailing to from Cyprus?
A sibyl, or female prophet Who made the handkerchief that Othello inherited from his mother?
Her mother’s maid, Barbary From whom did Desdemona first hear the “song of ‘Willow'”?
Brabantio Whose death does Graziano report in the final scene
Desdemona Whom does Iago refer to as the true general?
Montano Whom does Cassio wound in the drunken brawl of Act II, scene iii
a light What is Othello holding as he stands over the sleeping Desdemona
Put Desdemona’s wedding sheets on the bed On the night of her death, what does Desdemona ask Emilia to do?
foil What role does Desdemona play in comparison to Iago?
bias Othello is blinded by his __ respect for Iago, choosing to believe him over Desdemona
flat characters As an audience, we learn nothing personal about the characters of Lodovico, Montano, or the Duke, thus making them examples of
round character As Othello undergoes a drastic change in his emotions and mental state throughout the play, and we learn more about him, it is clear he is an example of a:
Logos When Iago uses the visual proof of the handkerchief in his argument of Desdemona’s infidelity he is using this type of rhetorical persuasive technique:
pathos When Iago makes reference to Desdemona and Cassio behaving like goats and monkeys, he is using this type of rhetorical persuasive technique
ethos When Iago tells Othello he knows how logical and calm he is in making decisions, he is using this type of rhetorical persuasive technique
verbal irony During the whole play, Iago lies and manipulates the people around him for the purpose of destroying Othello’s life. However, he says to Othello, “My lord, you know I love you” (II. iii. 116). This statement is then an example of:
nuance After Iago used the idea of jealousy to get Othello’s attention he states, “O, beware, my land, of jealousy! It is the green eyed monster, which doth mock the meat it feeds on” (III. iii. 165-166). This slight change in response to the term jealousy is an example of this:
repetition Throughout this dialogue between Iago and Othello, the word “Jealousy” is used in ___________ in order to make clear the importance of this thematic concept.
he is Christian and a military genius In Venice, Othello is an outsider due to his race. He is accepted, however, because:
envy Jealousy was feared in Shakespeare’s time as it was believed to be linked to the deadly sin of:
Misogyny: women’s nature was to be unfaithful What was the attitude regarding women during this time period?
Bias To cause favoritism toward or against a person, place, or thing.
ethos B. The persuasive rhetorical device which Demonstrates author’s reliability, competence, and respect for the audience’s ideas and values through reliable and appropriate use of support and general accuracy
flat character A character who remains undeveloped
foil A character whose traits contrast with those of another character
euphemism The substitution of an agreeable or less offensive expression in place of one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant.
round character A character that is developed
pathos The persuasive rhetorical device which appeals to emotions and evokes an emotional response
logos The persuasive rhetorical device which applies to logic and evokes a cognitive rational response
tragedy Play, novel, or other narrative, depicting serious and important events, in which the main character comes to an unhappy end
nuance A subtle difference of distinction in expression, meaning, or responses
repetition The return of a word, phrase, stanza for or effect in any form of literature
syntax The arrangement of words or phrases to create well-formed sentences
soliloquy In drama, and extended speech delivered by a character alone onstage
dialogue A conversation between characters in drama of narrative
inference A conclusion reached by interpreting text
verbal irony Occurs when someone states one thing and means another
aside A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the play.
act A subdivision in a work of drama