Name:____________________________________________ Date:___________ Othello Act 3 Scenes 1-3 Cause to Pause Questions Directions: Be sure to answer all parts of each question in COMPLETE sentences for FULL CREDIT. Stopping Point #1: What does Emilia tell Cassio? At this point, how could Cassio upset Iago’s devious plan? Stopping Point #2: For what two reasons does Desdemona plead Cassio’s case? Stopping Point #3: After Othello repeatedly urges Iago to tell him what’s on his mind, Iago says, “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;/It is the green-eyed monster, which doth mock/ The meat it feeds on.” What is Othello’s response? What two literary terms are used in this quote? Stopping Point #4: Desdemona’s handkerchief becomes an important part of the plot. Why did Desdemona produce it? What happens to it? Stopping Point #5: Othello returns and is quite upset. Why? What general comment about mankind does Othello make? How is one thing he says able to be taken two ways?