- 1 What does Desdemona say to her father?
- 2 What do we learn about the relationship between Othello and Desdemona in Act 1 Scene 3?
- 3 What does Desdemona say about Othello?
- 4 Who tells Brabantio about Desdemona’s elopement with Othello and why?
- 5 Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
- 6 Is Roderigo in love with Desdemona?
- 7 Why does Roderigo hate Othello?
- 8 Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
- 9 What reason does Desdemona give for falling in love with Othello?
- 10 Does Desdemona cheat on Othello?
- 11 Does Desdemona die a virgin?
- 12 What evidence proves that Othello still loves Desdemona?
- 13 Why did Desdemona’s father hate Othello?
- 14 Why is Roderigo so unhappy about Desdemona’s marriage?
What does Desdemona say to her father?
He asks her where she thinks her loyalty should lie. Desdemona says she loves her father, but just like her mother, she must love her husband more than her father. Brabantio is not pleased.
What do we learn about the relationship between Othello and Desdemona in Act 1 Scene 3?
Othello admits that he married Desdemona, but he denies having used magic to woo her and claims that Desdemona will support his story. Desdemona, however, confirms that she married Othello of her own free will and that, like her own mother before her, she must shift her primary loyalty from father to husband.
What does Desdemona say about Othello?
Desdemona insists to Emilia that Othello is not a jealous man. She makes a playful reference to Othello’s origins, suggesting that the sun in his native land made him impervious to jealousy, and therefore he is an exception to the typical Venetian tendency to be suspicious of women’s behavior.
Who tells Brabantio about Desdemona’s elopement with Othello and why?
Iago encourages Roderigo to rouse Brabantio and tell him about his daughter’s elopement and marriage. Brabantio goes to summon help to search for Othello and Desdemona. Iago has meanwhile slipped away to rejoin his master in order to maintain an appearance of loyalty and faithfulness.
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.
Is Roderigo in love with Desdemona?
He loves Desdemona so much that he says that he cannot live if she is not with him, as explained by his quote, “I will incontinently drown myself.” (I. iii, 302). Roderigo’s love for Desdemona blurs his judgement and he spends almost all of his money in an attempt to win her love in Cyprus. Iago says, “Go to; farewell.
Why does Roderigo hate Othello?
Why does Roderigo hate Othello? Roderigo hates Othello because he was one of the suitors for Desdemona. He is still in love with Desdemona and hates Othello because she chose Othello over him.
Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
Cassio welcomes Desdemona and Emilia—flirtatiously kissing Emilia. Iago quips that if Emilia would kiss Cassio’s lips as deftly as she whips him (Iago) with her tongue, Cassio would be over her quickly. As Iago mocks his wife for being a nag, Desdemona tries to defend her. Desdemona then asks Iago his opinion of women.
What reason does Desdemona give for falling in love with Othello?
By his own admission, Desdemona fell in love with Othello’s bravery and for surviving many sorrows and tribulations. She pities his past. 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.
Does Desdemona cheat on Othello?
Desdemona never cheats on Othello. She loves him and is faithful to him. Iago manipulates Othello through lies and innuendo into thinking that Desdemona is having an affair with Cassio.
Does Desdemona die a virgin?
Because of this Iago is enabled to persuade Othello to think of Desdemona as a whore. The tragic irony is sharpened by the fact that Desdemona is really the whore’s antithesis. She is not merely faithful but immaculate: she lives and dies a virgin.
What evidence proves that Othello still loves Desdemona?
What evidence proves that Othello still loves Desdemona? The one more kiss and one more kiss. He is trying to put off killing her even if its a few seconds. He says he doesn’t feel like it is a murder, its something he has to do.
Why did Desdemona’s father hate Othello?
By gaining her sympathy by telling his war stories to her father. He feels Roderigo is a fool and is only using him for money, he hates Othello for “sleeping with his wife “, and his plan is to make Othello jealous and think Desdemona is cheating.
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.