Question 1: Read Othello, the Moor of Venice, pages 1130–1217. In Act I, Scene 3, it is in this scene that Othello’s “tragic flaw” (see page 1081) is revealed. Quote the lines in Iago’s last speech near the end of the scene that state what that flaw is.
Question 2: Read Othello, the Moor of Venice, Act V, Scene 2. List completely the six characteristics identified in the Aristotelian definition of tragedy on pages 1080–1083 of your text. Underline each characteristic and then write out a specific illustration from Shakespeare’s Othello of each characteristic, clearly demonstrating from the play its fulfillment of Aristotle’s definition.