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Dramatic Effect - Test

How is drama created in Othello? Answer the following questions to see if you understand what makes Shakespeare such a clever craftsman.

1.

How do Iago's soliloquies create tension?

2.

Shakespeare often changes the tone or mood between scenes because:

3.

An example of dramatic irony in the play is when Othello hides and listens to Iago's conversation with Cassio, because:

4.

Towards the end, when Desdemona goes to speak to Othello, unaware that he intends to kill her, the audience feels: