Roderigo in Othello: Character Analysis & Quotes


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In the play Othello, why is Iago working with Roderigo?

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1. What does Roderigo do to win the love of Desdemona in Othello?

2. In Othello, what does Roderigo decide to do when he learns of Desdemona's marriage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Roderigo is a friend of Iago in 'Othello', and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the character. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the the story and characters of 'Othello'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The reason that Iago works with Roderigo
  • The lengths Roderigo goes to for the love of Desdemona
  • Roderigo's decision upon learning of Desdemona's marriage
  • A personality trait of Roderigo
  • Roderigo's ultimate fate

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast facts about characters such as Iago and Desdemona
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Roderigo's fate and personality type
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reason that Iago and Roderigo work together

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson Roderigo in Othello: Character Analysis & Quotes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain who Cassio was
  • Recall how the play begins
  • Identify things that Iago convinces Roderigo to do