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Othello: Character Analysis, Description & Sketch

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Which of the following negative characteristics best describes Othello?

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1. Which of the following qualities best describes Othello?

2. What is a Moor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Othello has quite a bit to analyze, and the majority of that analysis will inevitably involve the play's titular character. This quiz has you recall a number of factors about the character of Othello.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to test your ability to:

  • Identify negative qualities in the character Othello
  • Identify his positive qualities
  • Define Moor
  • Define fatal flaw
  • Recall why Othello commits suicide

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant information found in this quiz's related lesson about the character of Othello
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about Othello's personal traits
  • Reading comprehension - use this information to successfully answer questions about Othello and his actions

Additional Learning

There's quite a bit to learn about Othello. The lesson titled Othello: Character Analysis, Description & Sketch covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the character of Othello
  • Relate Othello to other characters in the play
  • Recognize why Othello is a tragic play
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