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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is NOT present during the walk after dinner?
2. What are Iago and Othello discussing at the beginning of Act 4?
3. What does Iago plan to do with the item that is dropped as Othello and Desdemona headed to dinner with the islanders?
4. Who does Iago send away just after Othello reacts to Iago's lie about Cassio's bragging?
5. Why does Cassio exit the room so quickly when Othello enters the room right before his departure?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where is Iago supposed to deliver the package that Othello gives him?
2. Who are Cassio and Iago talking about while Othello thinks they are discussing Desdemona?
3. What is Emilia's response to the question Othello asks about Desdemona?
4. Why does Othello finally tell Desdemona that he will consider forgiving Cassio?
5. What does Desdemona do while getting ready for bed after dinner?
6. What do Othello, Lodovico, Desdemona and Emilia all do together after dinner?
7. Why does Iago stab and kill Roderigo?
8. What does Othello say he needs before believing something negative about Cassio from Iago?
9. What does Iago tell Othello he heard from Cassio while he is talking to Othello at the beginning of Act 4?
10. What part did Cassio play in Othello and Desdemona's courtship?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This book is set in two different cities. Compare and contrast these two cities. How do these different locations affect the outcome of the book?
Essay Topic 2
What does Desdemona say as she is dying and how does this statement affect Othello? How do these last words change the outcome of the play?
Essay Topic 3
Bianca was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, however brief, alters the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if Bianca had not been in the book at all?
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