Presentation on theme: "ACT ONE,SCENE 3 The military meeting about the imminent Turkish is interrupted by the arrival of Brabantio, Othello, Cassio, Iago, Roderigo and officers."— Presentation transcript:
ACT ONE,SCENE 3 The military meeting about the imminent Turkish is interrupted by the arrival of Brabantio, Othello, Cassio, Iago, Roderigo and officers. The duke is persuaded by Othello’s tale and he dismisses Brabantio’s claim
The duke decides that Othello must go to Cyprus to defend the Island from the Turks. The couple (Othello and Desdemona) then leave to prepare for the night’s voyage. Speaker A: What in your own part can you say to this? Speaker B: Nothing, but this is so. Speaker C: Most potent, grave and reverend signors, my very noble and approved good master……….
EXERCISE: 1. Who is speaker A? 2. Who is speaker B? 3. Who is speaker C? 4. What is the relationship between speaker between C and B? 5. The discussion takes place at ________
ACT 2,SCENE 1 On the shore of Cyprus, Montano, the Island governor, watches a storm with two gentlemen. It is still uncertain whether Othello’s ship has been able to survive the storm Speaker A:See for the news Good ancient, you are welcome.Welcome mistress…….. Speaker B: Sir, would she give you so much of her lips As of her tongue she oft bestows on me….. EXERCISE: 1. Who is speaker A? 2. Who is speaker B? 3. The welcoming address above is for who? 4. The mistress in the above excerpt refers to _______ 5. The discussion took place at ________
ACT 2,SCENE 3 A herald announces the celebration of Othello’s marriage to Desdemona and also the safety of the Cyprus from the Turks. In this scene, Iago also tells the audience that he will make a mountain out of the molehill represented by Cassio’s holding Desdemona’s hand Speaker A: It’s true, good lieutenant Speaker B: For mine own part- no offence to the General, nor any man of quality. I hope to be saved. EXERCISE: 1. Who is speaker A? 2. Who is speaker B? 3. The position of speaker B is _____? 4. What state is speaker B during the above discussion? 5. ‘To make a mountain out of the molehill’ means ?