What reason does Brabantio give for why Desdemona married Othello?
Certainly, Brabantio is making reference to the impossibility of his daughter falling in love with a black man. But it is the witchcraft that he is objecting to before the Duke. It is up to Othello and Desdemona to convince the Duke that they are married for love, not by the benefits of witchcraft and potions.
What was Brabantio’s reaction to Othello’s marriage to his daughter?
What was Brabantio’s reaction to Othello’s marriage to Desdemona? Brabantio thinks Desdemona was basically forced to marry Othello, and was very angry! Why did the Duke send for Othello? He thought his daughter was bewitched into marrying Othello.
What explanation does Brabantio give his daughter’s marriage?
At this point, the Duke notices Brabantio, who believes that his daughter has been corrupted with magic potions because, according to him, she wound never willingly marry such a man as she did.
What claim does Brabantio make to rationalize Desdemona’s marriage to Othello?
What is Brabantio’s reaction to Othello’s marriage to Desdemona? Brabantio is entirely enraged about the mixed marriage and believes his daughter must be under some “spell” or has been drugged to have decided to sneak off and marry the Moor (such an animal).
Does Brabantio accept Othello?
Desdemona’s father, Brabantio, is a rich and important Venetian politician. He likes Othello and invites him to visit his house a lot—but he never expected Othello to “steal” his daughter. Furthermore, he never believed his darling little girl would marry Othello unless she was drugged or under some kind of spell.
Who tells Brabantio about Othello and Desdemona marriage?
Provoked by Iago, a jealous Roderigo tells Brabantio of Othello’s secret affair and marriage to his daughter Desdemona. Othello is brought before the Duke, where he explains how he wooed Desdemona, and she is brought to the chamber to confirm her willingness to marry him.
How does Othello respond to Brabantio accusations?
How does Othello respond to the accusations? What does this reveal about him? Othello responds cool and collectively, and tells them that it was his stories of war and hardship that won Desdemona. This reveals that he is cool and level headed.
When Brabantio complains to the Duke about Othello’s marriage What is his reply?
Brabantio complains to the Duke about Othello’s marriage to Desdemona. After listening to both sides of the story, what was the Duke’s reply? The Duke says he thinks Othello would win his daughter as well under the same circumstances; that Brabantio will just have to make the best of the situation.
How does Brabantio assume the Moor won his daughter?
Answers 1. Brabantio assumes his daughter has been led astray by magic or charms. Oh, heaven, how got she out? Oh, treason of the blood!
Which two characters tell Brabantio of his daughter’s marriage?
|16. Which two characters tell Brabantio of his daughter’s marriage?||Iago and Roderigo|
|The setting of the play is||Venice and Cyprus|
|Brabantio claims that||Othello used magic on Desdemona|
|19. Roderigo doesn’t like Othello because||Desdemona is married to him|
What is the relationship between Desdemona and Brabantio?
His paternal love of Desdemona has been wise. He rejected the unworthy Roderigo, as we see when he sternly reminds the failed suitor that Desdemona ‘is not for thee’ (I. 1.97). Brabantio has also allowed Desdemona to reject suitors herself.
Why is Brabantio so against having Othello as a son in law?
Brabantio does not want Othello as a son-in law because Othello is black. During that time, the Moors were seen as inferior people, and it was a…