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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. Why is Iago so annoyed that Cassio did not die?
2. Who is NOT present during the walk after dinner?
3. Who stood up for Othello when Desdemona spoke ill of him while Othello was still trying to woo her?
4. What does Othello do after reading his letter from the Duke that Lodovico brings?
5. What does Iago do when he sees Cassio exit so quickly when he and Othello enter the room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Emilia say she would do for the right price?
2. Where is Iago supposed to deliver the package that Othello gives him?
3. Who are Cassio and Iago talking about while Othello thinks they are discussing Desdemona?
4. What does Desdemona lose that she is worried about finding?
5. What does Iago tell Othello he heard from Cassio while he is talking to Othello at the beginning of Act 4?
6. What part did Cassio play in Othello and Desdemona's courtship?
7. Where is Othello going when he gives the package to Iago in Act 3, Scene 2?
8. What does Desdemona realize about her marriage while she is getting ready for bed?
9. What does Othello ask Emilia before he questions Desdemona about her affair?
10. Why does Othello complain to Desdemona about having watery eyes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The characters in this play all have their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and analyze each one's main motivation(s) throughout the play and how their individual goals affect the characters around them.
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
Jealousy is a pretty strong theme throughout the book. Where are some places that this theme appears, and how do the characters touched by jealousy react?
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