Name__________________________________________ Date________________________________________ Othello Act III Quiz Directions: Answer the following questions in complete sentences. 1. How successfully does Desdemona plead for Cassio? What is Othello's response to Desdemona as she leaves? 2. What thing does Emilia find and give to Iago? What does Iago intend to do with it? 3. Why doesn't Iago simply tell Othello right away that Desdemona and Cassio are having an affair? 4. What is the handkerchief a symbol of in Act III? Extra Credit (3 pts) Why does Shakespeare have Iago deliver lines in asides? What effect does this have on the audience?