- 1 Where does Desdemona want to live while Othello goes to war?
- 2 What does Desdemona want Othello?
- 3 Where does Desdemona insist on going?
- 4 Who is trusted to bring Desdemona to Cyprus?
- 5 Why does Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
- 6 Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
- 7 Does Desdemona die a virgin?
- 8 Is Cassio in love with Desdemona?
- 9 Did Desdemona actually cheat on Othello?
- 10 What does Desdemona say before death?
- 11 Why does Desdemona not want to stay at her father’s house?
- 12 Why does Othello want to kill Desdemona?
- 13 Why does Othello look down at Iago’s feet?
- 14 Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
Where does Desdemona want to live while Othello goes to war?
Where will Desdemona live while Othello is away? The Duke says that Desdemona should stay with her father, which is quickly rejected. Desdemona wants to go with Othello, but ends up staying with Iago and Emilia. They will meet Othello in Cyprus.
What does Desdemona want Othello?
We also know that Desdemona has said she wishes the heavens had made her a man like Othello, which could mean that she wanted to marry a man like Othello or that wishes she were a man like Othello, instead of a woman. Even to the very quality of my lord.
Where does Desdemona insist on going?
He asks her whom she shows loyalty to or obeys. She respects her father, but choose to show loyalty to her husband. Desdemona wants to go to Cyprus with her new husband.
Who is trusted to bring Desdemona to Cyprus?
Immediately, there remains only for the Moor to leave some trusted officer behind, one who will see that Desdemona is brought to Cyprus safely. Tragically, Othello chooses the very man whom he can trust least in all the world — ” honest Iago ” (295).
Why does Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
By his own admission, Desdemona fell in love with Othello’s bravery and for surviving many sorrows and tribulations. 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.
Why does Roderigo want to drown himself?
Why does Roderigo want to drown himself? He lays out his plan to cheat Roderigo out of his money, to convince Othello that Cassio has slept with Desdemona, and to use Othello’s honest and unsuspecting nature to bring him to his demise.
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.
Is Cassio in love with Desdemona?
Cassio is noble minded and loving toward Desdemona and Iago throughout. These trusting and noble traits and opinions of Cassio’s are in part what allows Iago to succeed in his vengeful plan. In short, throughout Acts I, II and III, Cassio has the highest opinions of both Desdemona and Iago.
Did Desdemona actually 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.
What does Desdemona say before death?
She reaffirms the innocence of her mistress just before she dies and concludes: ” She lov’d thee, cruel Moor ” (249).
Why does Desdemona not want to stay at her father’s house?
Othello insists that he must have one hour with Desdemona before he leaves because after all it is their wedding night. Why does Desdemona not want to stay at her father’s house? She wants to accompany Othello to Cyprus.
Why does Othello want to kill Desdemona?
Why does Othello want to kill Desdemona? Iago manipulates Othello into believing his wife Desdemona is unfaithful, stirring Othello’s jealousy. Othello allows jealousy to consume him, murders Desdemona, and then kills himself.
Why does Othello look down at Iago’s feet?
Othello’s mention of looking at Iago’s feet suggests that he’s looking for cloven, or hooves, as many believe that the devil has cloven feet. Further, he asks the officials in Cyprus to ask Iago, whom he refers to as “that demi-devil,” why he has ruined Othello’s life.
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.