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English Literature

Othello

Character - Test

Take a look at these quotations from the play and see if you can match the quotes to the character they describe.

1.

"O! beware, my lord, of jealousy". This character is manipulated by his trusted advisor and driven mad with jealousy.

2.

"I took you for that cunning whore of Venice/That married with Othello". This character is wrongly accused of adultery.

3.

"I am not what I am". This character admits that he is two-faced.

4.

"Mere prattle without practice is all his soldiership". The character speaking doesn't think this character is experienced enough to be promoted.

5.

"Who would not make her husband a cuckold to make him a monarch?". This character suggests that she would lie and have affairs if it could get her husband a promotion.

6.

"Thus do I ever make my fool my purse". The character in question here keeps foolishly giving money to someone he stupidly thinks is his friend.