Othello & Desdemona's Relationship


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In William Shakespeare's Othello, which men want to upset Brabantio by telling him that his daughter has run off with Othello?

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1. In William Shakespeare's Othello, how did Othello win over Desdemona's heart?

2. In William Shakespeare's Othello, what does Othello do to Desdemona's handkerchief?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz, which has a multiple-choice format, and worksheet to check your knowledge of Othello and Desdemona's relationship. The different dynamics of this relationship are questions on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following topics using these resources:

  • Othello's final action in Othello
  • The person who breaks up Desdemona and Othello
  • Men who want Brabantio to get upset about his daughter running off with Othello
  • The way Othello won Desdemona's affection

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pick out the most pivotal pieces of information from the literature lesson on Othello and Desdemona
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Othello's relationship with Desdemona in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what Othello does to Desdemona's handkerchief and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Acquire additional knowledge about these two characters from the piece by using the lesson: Othello & Desdemona's Relationship. By completing this lesson, you can examine more information about:

  • The uniqueness of Othello and Desdemona's relationship
  • Why Brabantio hunts down Othello
  • How Othello is tricked