- 1 Who called Othello back to Cyprus?
- 2 Who orders Othello back to Venice?
- 3 Who comes to Cyprus from Venice with a letter for Othello?
- 4 What happens when Othello arrives in Cyprus?
- 5 Why does Othello believe Desdemona’s father won’t be able to punish him for secretly marrying his daughter?
- 6 Why does Cassio kiss Emilia?
- 7 Why does Othello slap Desdemona?
- 8 Does Desdemona cheat on Othello?
- 9 Why does Othello ask Desdemona if she has prayed?
- 10 What is Emilia trying to convey to Desdemona as they talk while getting ready for bed?
- 11 What does Emilia say about cheating?
- 12 Who does Iago talk to Cassio about when Othello thinks they are talking about Desdemona?
- 13 Who visits Cyprus first?
- 14 What does Cassio do when Emilia and Desdemona arrive in Cyprus?
Who called Othello back to Cyprus?
“Put but money in thy purse,” Iago tells Roderigo repeatedly in the paragraph that spans lines 329 – 351, urging him to follow him to Cyprus. Iago promises to work everything out from there.
Who orders Othello back to Venice?
Lodovico irritates Othello by inquiring about Cassio, and Desdemona irritates Othello by answering Lodovico’s inquiries. The contents of the letter also upset Othello—he has been called back to Venice, with orders to leave Cassio as his replacement in Cyprus.
Who comes to Cyprus from Venice with a letter for Othello?
Inside the world of the play, Lodovico has come to Cyprus in order to bring news from the Duke of Venice. He says that the Duke wants Othello to return to Venice and Cassio to take over command in Cyprus.
What happens when Othello arrives in Cyprus?
Othello arrives safely and greets Desdemona, expressing his devotion to her and giving her a kiss. He then thanks the Cypriots for their welcome and hospitality, and orders Iago to unload the ship. All but Roderigo and Iago head to the castle to celebrate the drowning of the Turks.
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.
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.
Why does Othello slap Desdemona?
Othello slaps Desdemona because she is not admitting to being unfaithful to him and he is getting increasingly frustrated with her. He feels as though
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.
Why does Othello ask Desdemona if she has prayed?
Why Othello ask Desdemona if she has prayed? Because he won’t kill her without her being cleansed, she needs to confess her sins. She asks for one more hour, kill her tomorrow, tells him to ask Cassio and he’ll tell you it didn’t happen, if he really loved her he wouldn’t do this.
What is Emilia trying to convey to Desdemona as they talk while getting ready for bed?
Emilia helps Desdemona prepare for bed. As they discuss Othello, Emilia says that she wishes Desdemona had never met him, but Desdemona responds that she loves him so much that even his bad behavior has a kind of grace to her.
What does Emilia say about cheating?
The song makes Desdemona think about adultery, and she asks Emilia whether she would cheat on her husband “for all the world” (IV. iii. 62 ). Emilia says that she would not deceive her husband for jewels or rich clothes, but that the whole world is a huge prize and would outweigh the offense.
Who does Iago talk to Cassio about when Othello thinks they are talking about Desdemona?
Iago plans to get Cassio talking about Bianca so Othello will think Cassio is talking about Desdemona.
Who visits Cyprus first?
In Act II Scene i of Othello, the action moves from Venice to Cyprus. During the course of the journey there had been a storm which has separated the Venetian ships and destroyed the Turkish fleet. Cassio’s ship arrives first.
What does Cassio do when Emilia and Desdemona arrive in Cyprus?
How does Cassio greet Emilia and Desdemona, and how do they respond? Cassio greets Emilia and Desdemona with great courtesy and he is very happy that they arrived safely at Cyprus. He especially praises Desdemona and flirtatiously kisses Emilia in front of Iago.