Socratic Seminar Othello
World Connection Question
1) How would you react if your family rejected you because of the person you chose to love?
Answer: I would have tried to convince them about my situation and my love for my lover. Like I would have tell them the best possible qualities of my lover and try to convince them that I am with a good person. At last if they do not accept me, I will accept their decision and leave the house.
Close Ended question
1) How was the Turkish fleet defeated at Cyprus?
A) The Turkish fleet was defeated by a heavy storm. If we look up (act 2 scene 1) on no fear Shakespeare website we will know that the Turkish fleet was defeated by a heavy storm.
Open ended question
1) Why did Desdemona fall in love with Othello?
A : When Othello tells story about his hard fought life to Desdemona’s father , Desdemona secretly used to listen to the stories. Those stories inspired Desdemona and pictured a tough, honest and a man with good personality to her mind. She was impressed by Othello’s bravery, honesty and personality. She was convinced after listening to Othello’s own life story that Othello is the men for her. Eventually she fall in love with Othello. Othello says,“She said she wished she hadn’t heard it, but she also wished there was a man like me for her. She thanked me and told me that if a friend of mine had a story like mine to tell, she’d fall in love with him.” ( Act Act 1 scene 3)
Universal theme question
1) . If someone conned you into doing something foolish or criminal, what would you do?
A) I would have watch everything before I did something foolish. Revenge and jealousy is not good for any one, so when I feel something jealousy I stay away from that.
Literary analysis question
1) What tone does Shakespeare use when Iago presents his asides/soliloquies detailing his scheme?
A : Shakespeare has Iago use his soliloquies to foreshadow everything we...