Othello Act I Flashcard Example #63064

What was Iago’s complaint in Scene 1?
Cassio got the promotion he wanted.
Why did Iago and Roderigo awaken Brabantio in the middle of the night?
A marriage was taking place that involved his family.
What was Brabantio’s reaction to Othello’s marriage to Desdemona?
He was outraged.
Why did the Duke send for Othello?
The Duke wanted to send Othello to Ottoman to fight.
Brabantio complains to the Duke about Othello’s marriage to Desdemona. After listening to both sides of the story, what was the Duke’s reply?
He says he thinks Othello would win his daughter under the same circumstances, and tells Brabantio to make the best of the situation.
What was Iago’s reply to Roderigo’s complaint?
He told Roderigo they would work together for revenge.

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