Act 1, scene 2. grandchildren Glossary gown ram tupping snorting the devil will make a Scene 2. Before the castle. Act 4. Enter OTHELLO and IAGO IAGO Will you think so? But he, sir, had th' election And I, of whom his eyes had seen the proof At Rhodes, at Cyprus, and on other grounds Christian and heathen, must be belee’d and calmed By debitor and creditor. A hall in the castle. direct quotations) that show each of the four elements. Othello and Iago in Scene 2 (pages 21–23). Othello questions Emilia about Desdemona and Emilia defends her saying ‘For if she be not honest, chaste and true there’s no man happy’. Act 2, Scene 1: … A room in the castle. Act 4, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's OTHELLO, with notes, line numbers and search function. Scene 1. a great admirer of Othello Cassio. Read Act 4, Scene 2 of Shakespeare's Othello, side-by-side with a translation into Modern English. Act II, Scene 2 Othello's herald enters, to proclaim that the Turks are not going to attack, all should be joyful, and Othello is celebrating the happiness of his recent marriage. Act 2. Act I, scene 1, lines 86–91, 108–112 In-Class acting and discussion of Othello. Ask them to find out how Iago makes himself look good to in Othello’s eyes.Have them list the corresponding lines that Iago says. Scene 1. Act 1, Scene 3: A council-chamber. Race in Othello Student worksheets Page 2 of 4 2 Task 2 – A secret marriage Act 1, Scene 1. Act 1, scene 3. Act 4 Othello Scene 1 1. Read a translation of Act IV, scene iii → Analysis: Act IV, scenes ii–iii. One more, one more. Othello Act 4 Scene 3 15. Othello is unfairly defined in Brabantio’s eyes by the negative reputation of ‘Moors’ for lasciviousness and witchcraft (Act 1 Scenes 2 & 3) Cassio’s one episode of drunkenness is manipulated by Iago to tar his whole conduct so that Montano believes it is ‘an ingraft infirmity’ (Act 2 Scene 3) OTHELLO Naked in bed, Iago, and not mean harm! Othello’s spell is like a chain because it is strong, and Othello uses it to take Desdemona away. A street. The duke and the senators discuss the movements of the Turkish fleet and conclude that its target is, indeed, Cyprus…. Act 1, Scene 1, Page 2 30 Wherein the toged consuls can propose As masterly as he. Othello Reading Questions (basic) The New Folger Library Version Act One 1. Scene 3. Then, have pairs discuss how to act Act 3, Othello says something to foreshadow his out the scene. Encourage them to think about facial OTHELLO. Act 4 Scene 2. Act 1, Scene 1: Venice.A street. A council-chamber. He paced until she arrived then sat at his desk and looked at her. wife to Othello, daughter to Brabantio. Physicalize It: Construct a tableau (frozen picture made with Notes: _____ _____ _____ Act II, Scene 3 Iago and Cassio are on the watch together; Iago gets Cassio to drink a bit, knowing that he cannot hold his liquor at all. Support It: Find textual evidence (i.e. RODERIGO (Act 4, Scene 2) I tell you ‘tis not very well! Act 4 Othello Questions Scene 1: 1. OTHELLO Think so, Iago! Explore the different symbols within William Shakespeare's tragic play, Othello.Symbols are central to understanding Othello as a play and identifying Shakespeare's social and political commentary.. This editable close reading exercise features 9 text-dependent, higher-order questions, helping students improve comprehension of Shakespeare’s Othello (Act 4, Scene 2) with emphasis on Iago’s skillful manipulation of Roderigo after being confronted … HORATIO, friend to Hamlet. Othello Act 5 Scene 1 16. Act 4, scene 2 of Othello begins with Othello asking Emilia if she has seen anything suspicious between Desdemona and Cassio. a general in military service to Venice Desdemona. Scene 3. 3. Another street. This counter-caster You can buy the Arden text of this play from the Amazon.com online bookstore: Othello (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series) Entire play in one page. Act 1, Scene 2: Another street. Scene 4. He then questions Desdemona herself, calling her ‘Impudent strumpet!’ and ‘cunning whore of Venice’, but does … Iago Emilia. How might the audience interpret this response? IAGO 1 Will you think so? The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice (complete text) print/save view ... [Enter OTHELLO, IAGO, and Attendants with torches] Iago. She is the first to suggest that somebody is telling Othello untruths about Desdemona; “The Moor’s abused by some most villainous knave./Some base, notorious knave” (Act 4 Scene 2, Line 143-5). Iago warns Othello about Brabantio’s anger, but Othello is confident in his own strength and in his love for Desdemona…. The Cuckold, or "Horned Devil": A cuckold is a man whose wife has been unfaithful. Her testimony would be strong evidence of Desdemona’s innocence, except that Othello dismisses it all as lies, because it does not accord with what he already believes. This editable close reading exercise features 9 text-dependent, higher-order questions, helping students improve comprehension of Shakespeare's Othello (Act 4, Scene 2) with emphasis on Iago's skillful manipulation of Roderigo after being confronted by Roderigo about his underhanded actions. POLONIUS, lord chamberlain. Othello seemingly ensnare Desdemona before he runs off with her. An open place near the quay. This worksheet will be used by student groups to complete an analysis of Iago's language in the first scene of the play. If not, assure yourself I will seek satisfaction of you. Unlike Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, which are set against a backdrop of affairs of state and which reverberate with suggestions of universal human concerns, Othello is set in a private world and focuses on the passions and personal lives of its major figures. Introduction Othello is unique among Shakespeare's great tragedies. In Shakespeare's day, cuckolded men were thought to grow horns when their wives cheated on them. Dramatis Personae CLAUDIUS, king of Denmark. In other words, why does Iago hate Othello? Before the castle. Brabantio, Desdemona’s father, is woken by Iago, who shouts up at his window with the shocking news that his daughter has secretly married Othello. A street. HAMLET, son to the late, and nephew to the present king. Othello Act 4 Scene 2 14. Scene 2. What is Iago's complaint in Scene I? Before the castle. 4. Clown Othello in modern English: Act 4, Scene 2: Othello sent a servant to bring Emilia to him. The garden of the castle. In Act IV, scene ii, Othello interrogates Emilia as if she were a witness to a crime. Venice. Othello, act V, scene II, Desdemona in bed asleep. Recognize It: Identify these four structural elements in Othello. 3. OTHELLO An unauthorized kiss. Emilia is perceptive and cynical, maybe as a result of her relationship with Iago. Othello faints from a seizure. CHARACTER CONNECTIONS Senators Othello. Engraving after Josiah Boydell, 1803. Though in the trade of war I have slain men, 2. Handkerchief. — As You Like It, Act I Scene 2. In the start of this scene Iago torments Othello by imbedding awful graphic images of Desdemona into Othello’s mind. Scene 1. ACT IV SCENE I. Cyprus. What physical reactions does Othello have to the news about Desdemona and Cassio? (1,3,197) “What, to kiss in private?” (1,5,197), “Or to be naked with her friend in bed An hour more, not meaning any harm?” These lines showcase the images Iago imbedded into Othello’s mind. Emilia insists they never did anything improper, and Othello … Visualize It: Create a chart, illustration, or some visual aid to represent your findings. I will make myself known to Desdemona. IAGO What, To kiss in private? Venice, the middle of the night. If she will return me my jewels, I will give over my suit and repent my unlawful solicitation. Act 3. Act 1. Scene 3. Before introducing this activity, download and copy the worksheet, "Zounds, sir, you're robbed," available here as a .pdf file. IAGO Or to be naked with her friend in bed An hour or more, not meaning any harm? Othello believes that he is a Cuckold, and becomes like a devil in personality, even though his wife has been faithful. A Sea-port in Cyprus. 4. Folger Shakespeare Library. It is hypocrisy against the devil: How does Othello misinterpret the dialogue between Cassio and Iago? 3. Scene 2. Mere prattle without practice Is all his soldiership. 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