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Why do you think Roderigo is so willing to murder Cassio What did Iago tell him to convince him it was imperative?

Why do you think Roderigo is so willing to murder Cassio What did Iago tell him to convince him it was imperative?

Why do you think Roderigo is so willing to murder Cassio? Why do you think Iago convinced Roderigo to do it? He needs to kill Cassio to keep Desdemona in Cyprus. He is trying to get rid of Roderigo.

Why did Iago want Roderigo to kill Cassio?

Why did Iago tell Roderigo to kill Cassio? Removing Cassio would make things simpler and would serve as “sweet revenge” for Roderigo; he agrees because Iago convinces him that if he kills Cassio, he will be able to have Desdemona.

What are the two reasons Iago has given Roderigo for killing Cassio?

Roderigo and Iago will attack him and kill him. For what two reasons does he say he wants Cassio dead? Iago wants Cassio dead because he says Cassio has a good character that makes Iago look bad, and if Othello confronts Cassio then his plan will be foiled. Iago feels he will also benefit if Cassio kills Roderigo.

Why is Roderigo angry with Iago?

Roderigo is angry with Iago because he has been paying to help him get Desdemona, but has seen no results and suddenly finds out that Desdemona is married to Othello. Iago says this because he is reassuring Roderigo that they are both on the same side.

Who is Roderigo jealous of Othello?

Sir Roderigo is jealous of Othello for being married to Desdemona. Roderigo wants to be with Desdemona so badly that he basically goes stupid. He starts paying Iago thinking that Iago is giving the money to Desdemona and that it’s going to make her fall in love with him.

Where does Roderigo say he hates Othello?

In Act I, Scene 1, Roderigo learns from Iago that Desdemona has run away from her home to be with Othello, and he is enraged because Iago has failed him, especially after he has paid him handsomely to assist him in winning Desdemona’s love.

Who gets promoted even though he has never been to war?

Othello Act 1 Quiz

Who is the villain who’s deceiving all the characters? Iago
Who gets promoted even though he has never been to war? Cassio
What was Brabantio’s reaction to Othello’s marriage to Desdemona? He was outraged

What was Iago’s response to Roderigo’s complaint?


Question Answer
What was Roderigo’s complaint, and what was Iago’s reply to it? Roderigo was love sick & depressed about winning over Desdemonda now that she was married. Iago tells him to use reason, hold back his passion and they will get revenge!

What is the consequence of Cassio’s fighting?


Who is Desdemona loyal to?

(4.2.) Desdemona says this line to Emilia and Iago as she explains how she will remain faithful and loving to Othello even if he insists on accusing her of infidelity. Desdemona swears she would love him even if his mistreatment was responsible for her death, but we don’t know how seriously she takes this possibility.

Who does Desdemona say she is most loyal to?

4 of 5 Whom does Desdemona say she is most loyal to?

  • Brabantio.
  • The Duke.
  • Othello.
  • God.

Is Desdemona in love with Cassio?

Desdemona speaks with Cassio. Desdemona is a young Venetian noble woman who has secretly married Othello. She fell in love with him as she listened to stories of his adventures and chooses to go with him to Cyprus. She is friendly with Cassio and promises to help him get his job back when he loses it for fighting.

Does Desdemona die a virgin?

Shakespeare scholar Harold Bloom thinks that Desdemona’s virginity is the big driving question of the play. Bloom argues that Othello and Desdemona never had sex—that Desdemona actually dies a virgin. After all, Othello says it explicitly.

Why does Desdemona lie to Emilia and tell her that she killed herself?

Trapped by Iago, Othello comes to believe that his wife is unfaithful to him. He thinks he must kill her to prevent her further adultery. At her death Desdemona tells a lie that she had killed herself. Her lie is a lie of love and sheds light on the whole story, making it noble and dignified.

Who did Cassio say stabbed him?

In the street at night, Iago directs Roderigo to ambush Cassio. When Cassio approaches, Roderigo attacks unsuccessfully and is wounded by Cassio. Iago, from behind, stabs Cassio in the leg and runs away while Cassio cries murder.

Who is Cassio actually talking about when Othello thinks he is talking about Desdemona?

Iago teases Cassio by saying that he has heard Cassio is about to marry Bianca. This makes Cassio laugh even more, and it makes him say things about Bianca that are true enough about her, but which Othello is hearing as scornful insults to Desdemona. Cassio describes her as a “poor caitiff [wretch]” (4.1.

Who does Roderigo kill in Othello?


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…

What does Emilia think is the reason for Othello’s accusations?

What is Emilia’s thought about Othello’s accusations? Emilia thinks that what actually happened has happened but she doesn’t know who tricked Othello. He wants Roderigo to kill Cassio so Othello must stay and so will Des. Othello seems much calmer since he has made up his mind.