Who says why did I marry Othello?
Othello turns and asks that Iago’s wife, Emilia, watch Desdemona closely. Then he bids Iago farewell, painfully asking himself why he married at all; it is obvious to him that “this honest creature [Iago] doubtless / Sees and knows more, much more, than he unfolds” (242-243).
What two reasons does Iago give to make Othello think his marriage is unnatural?
Iago convinces Othello that Desdemona is cheating and having an affair with Cassio first by manipulating Othello’s own insecurities. Second, in Cassio’s room, he plants a handkerchief that Othello had given to Desdemona, giving the impression that Desdemona had given the handkerchief to Cassio.
Who said I dont think Desdemona’s honest?
No, Iago,/ I’ll see before I doubt; when I doubt, prove;/ And on this proof, there is no more but this:/ Away at once with love or jealousy. I do not think but Desdemona’s honest. Why did I marry?
What does Iago mean when he says of Desdemona he will recoiling to her better judgment may fall to Mathc you will her country forms And happily repent?
9. What does Iago mean when he says of Desdemona, “Her will, recoiling to her better judgment, / May fall to match you with her country forms / And happily repent”? d. Desdemona will be happier when they are all back in their native land of Venice.
Why did Othello think Desdemona is cheating?
He believes that because he is Black, he is inferior. This insecurity is what makes him vulnerable to Iago’s suggestions. Indeed, it is this fundamental insecurity that Iago manipulates to help him convince Othello that Desdemona could be unfaithful.
Did Desdemona actually 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.
Did Cassio sleep with Desdemona?
Iago recounts that Cassio supposedly called out to Desdemona in his sleep, telling her to be cautious and hide their love. Then Cassio started writhing around in the bed and kissing Iago’s hand as if it were Desdemona.
Did Othello slept with Iago’s wife?
At the end of Act I, scene iii, Iago says he thinks Othello may have slept with his wife, Emilia: “It is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets / He has done my office” (I. … iii. 369–370 ).
Why then I think Cassio is an honest man?
If they’re not honest, they shouldn’t look like they are! Certain, men should be what they seem. Absolutely, people should be what they appear to be. Why then I think Cassio’s an honest man.
Did Emilia cheat on Iago?
There’s no evidence that the loyal and faithful Emilia is cheating on her husband. But for someone as bitter and as insecure as Iago, a little matter like evidence is completely unimportant; suspicions are all that he needs.
What does Othello say after he kills Desdemona?
Have mercy on me! Amen, with all my heart! If you say so, I hope you will not kill me. Hum!
What he will do with it Heaven knows not I?
What he will do with it, Heaven knows, not I. This speech of Emilia’s announces the beginning of Othello ‘s “handkerchief plot,” a seemingly insignificant event—the dropping of a handkerchief—that becomes the means by which Othello, Desdemona, Cassio, Roderigo, Emilia, and even Iago himself are completely undone.
Can he be angry I have seen the cannon?
There’s matter in ‘t indeed, if he be angry. Can he even get angry? It’s hard to believe. I’ve seen him stay calm when cannons were blowing his soldiers to bits, even killing his own brother without him batting an eyelid—is he really upset?