Othello Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes


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In Act 3, Scene 2 of Othello, Othello puts trust and friendship in Iago who is actually plotting against him. This is an example of _____.

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1. What is Othello examining in Act 3, Scene 2 of Othello?

2. Who is the antagonist to Othello in Othello?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz combo focuses on the identity of Desdemona's supposed love interest and where Othello will be later in the scene.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz covers:

  • Who Othello sends Iago to with letters
  • Which character Iago is connecting with Desdemona
  • What Othello is examining

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Shakespeare's Othello to identify the antagonist in the play
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about the literary device Shakespeare uses when he depicts Othello's trust in Iago
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where Iago goes on his errand to deliver letters

Additional Learning

Access the lesson titled Othello Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes to learn more. This lesson teaches the following objectives:

  • Describe what makes Othello a 'Moor'
  • Explain why Cassio wants to talk to Desdemona
  • Discuss why a scene as short as this one is still important