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    Context 1. These lines were taken from the play Othello. This statement is conveyed to Othello by brabation. When brabantio find out that Desdemona had eloped with Othello and Othello is accusing him that he had done something that totally changed her consciousness. Although he is the general in the Venetian state. According to brabantio at this situation he consider him as an outsider. Brabationtio thinks that his daughter is abuse he delicate youth with drugs or minerals that weaken

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    Desdemona portrays the role of a typical sixteenth century woman with respect to different men in her life‚ including Brabantio‚ Cassio‚ and Othello. When Desdemona is first introduced‚ it is not in a positive light. Rather‚ Iago and Roderigo wake her father‚ telling him of Desdemona and Othello’s relationship. As

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    reaction to the secret marriage between Desdemona and Othello. Also racism is presented through Iago’s and Roderigo’s comments about Othello. When Iago and Roderigo speaks of Othello they him a “Barbary horse‚” an “old black ram‚” and also tells Brabantio that his daughter and Othello are “making the beast with two backs”. These phrases dehumanises Othello and makes him different from the other characters. Animal imagery is used to express prejudice against Othello’s race and it is used to help convey

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    Questions Students get into three groups. One group will tackle each scene in Act I Scene i 1. Describe the sensory details of the opening scene: sights‚ sounds‚ smells‚ etc. 2. Why do Iago and Roderigo wake up Brabantio? Why is Brabantio angry? Why does Iago slip quietly away once Brabantio comes down? 3. Explain the relationship between Iago and Roderigo. Who seems to be ‘in control’. Explain your first reaction to each of these characters. 4. Explain why Iago says he needs to get revenge on

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    including the tragedy. In The Tragedy of Othello‚ the Moor of Venice‚ many characters are unjustly victimized. Throughout the play‚ Othello’s wife‚ Desdemona‚ is a victim of many false statements that lead to her ultimate death. In the beginning‚ Brabantio‚ Desdemona’s father‚ believes that Desdemona is a victim under a spell of the Moor Othello. As the play progresses‚ Othello‚ who is overcome with jealousy‚ falsely accuses Desdemona of having an affair with his lieutenant and best friend‚ Michael

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    race. Iago uses racist slurs as he wakens Brabantio with the absurd news that not only has his daughter Desdemona married Othello‚ but they are having sex . As Iago addresses Brabantio ‚ he uses the sexual imagery of “an old black ram is tupping your white eve”(1.1.87-88). This imagery is important because it prompts Brabantio to thinking that his daughter is really having a relationship with an outsider‚ which he does not support. Iago then taunts Brabantio in saying that his daughter will be covered

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    NEW ROMAN‚ 12 POINT FONT IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED AND APPRECIATED. Act I Scene i 1. Describe the sensory details of the opening scene: sights‚ sounds‚ smells‚ etc. 2. Why do Iago and Roderigo wake up Brabantio? Why is Brabantio angry? Why does Iago slip quietly away once Brabantio comes down? 3. Explain the relationship between Iago and Roderigo. Who seems to be ‘in control’. Explain your first reaction to each of these characters. 4. Explain why Iago says he needs to get

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    Does Desdemona do the right thing by marring Othello behind her father’s back? Desdemona does what she feels is right‚ therefore it doesn’t make her a terrible person. Everyone does things behind their parent’s backs. Plus‚ Desdemona is often treated like an object‚ as if she wasn’t capable of making her own choices. Instead of referring to Desdemona as a young adult which is what she is; people objectify her‚ and treat her like she isn’t capable of making her own decisions. People often speak about

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    lieutenant and not him as he expected. To regain Roderigo’s trust‚ Iago and Roderigo inform Brabantio‚ Desdemona’s father of her relationship with Othello‚ the "Moor" which enrages Brabantio into sending parties out at night to apprehend Othello for what must obviously be in Brabantio’s eyes‚ an abuse of his daughter by Othello... Iago lies that Roderigo and not himself‚ was responsible for angering Brabantio against Othello‚ Iago telling Othello that he should watch out for Brabantio’s men who are

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    he does that is when he and Roderigo wake Brabantio up‚ the father of Desdemona‚ who secretly married the General. Now because Roderigo is in love with Desdemona‚ he believes that if Brabantio finds out about this marriage he will end it‚ meaning that Roderigo gets Desdemona. However seconds before he does this Iago informs us that he does not care for love - “not I for love and duty”‚ meaning that there is another purpose in the idea of telling Brabantio about his daughter. And he proves that by

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