Othello: Act 1 Scene 2 - Summary

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In an attempt to deceive Othello, Iago says that he resisted his urge to attack Brabantio.

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When the Duke of Venice calls for Othello, we find out that Othello was brought to the Duke for which reason?

To figure out if Othello is wrong to have married Desdemona
To discuss military affairs of the country
To congratulate Othello in his recent victories in battle
To sentence Othello to death
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Who said the following lines? "If she in chains of magic were not bound, whether a maid, so tender, fair and happy, so opposite to marriage that she shunned wealthy curled darlings of our nation, would ever have to i'cur a general mock, run from her guardage to the sooty bosom of such a thing as thou - to fear, not to delight"

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In this scene, we learn that:

Othello is indeed a criminalistic, selfish person who showed favoritism toward Cassio’s promotion
Othello’s background is actually nobility, though he hasn’t revealed that fact to anybody prior to this scene
Othello is a very nice guy
Othello is a person who doesn’t care about the future, and only cares about the moment
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In this scene, we learn that the political backdrop of this story involves

Impending war
Impending famine
Impending zombie outbreak
Impending global doom
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In this scene, we can confirm that Iago’s kind of…

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Why doesn't Othello fear Brabantio’s rage?

He believes Roderigo will protect him
He believes his military standing will protect him
He is stronger than Brabantio
He believes Iago will protect him
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