Asked by: Zlatko Bruschiasked in category: General Last Updated: 24th January, 2020
Was Desdemona faithful?
People also ask, is Desdemona submissive?
Desdemona is at times a submissive character, most notably in her willingness to take credit for her own murder. The play, then, depicts Desdemona contradictorily as a self-effacing, faithful wife and as a bold, independent personality.
Likewise, what kind of woman is Desdemona? Desdemona is a beautiful, young, white, Venetian debutante. And she's a total Daddy's girl until she falls head over heels in love with Othello. She refuses to marry any of the rich, handsome Venetian men that everyone expects her to marry.
is Desdemona innocent?
Desdemona is innocent because she never did the things that she is accused of doing. Specifically, she never cheated on Othello. Specifically, she eloped with Othello against her father's wishes. However, she was never unfaithful to Othello and therefore, she is innocent.
Did Othello cheat on Desdemona?
Emilia having heard from Othello that Iago told him of Desdemona "cheating" on him with Cassio, accuses him of gross dishonesty leading to an unjust murder. When she hears about the handkerchief, she reveals her role and Iago threatens and then kills her at the first opportunity.