Act 2: Othello Flashcard Example #45021

Why did Iago want Roderigo to anger Cassio?
He will start a fight and look unfavorable to Othello.
What was the purpose of Iago’s plan?
To get revenge.
Why did Iago want Cassio to drink more wine?
So he will make a scene because he is a bad drunk and will look unfavorable to Othello.
What lie did Iago tell Montano about Cassio?
Cassio is an alcoholic.
Why did Othello strip Cassio of his rank ?
He embarrassed Othello by being drunk and now Othello can’t trust him.
Why did Iago want Cassio to ask Desdemona for help in restoring Othello’s faith in Cassio?
Iago wants to make it look like they’re having an affair.

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