Who does Iago say put money in thy purse?

Who does Iago say put money in thy purse?

In the first interpretation, we can perceive “put money in thy purse” to mean that Iago is instructing Roderigo to start saving up (or even generating more money, perhaps through selling land) so that Roderigo may go to Cyprus to win over Desdemona.

Which character is Iago using as his purse?

Roderigo has opened his purse to Iago in the mistaken belief that Iago is using his money to pave the way to Desdemona’s bed….

Othello character
Robert Coote as Roderigo in the Turkish bath scene from Orson Welles’ 1952 film, Othello
Created by William Shakespeare

Is advised by Iago to put money in thy purse?

Iago convinces Roderigo that “It cannot be long that Desdemona will love the Moor and to put money in thy purse” (1.3. 339-340). At this point it becomes obvious that Iago takes full advantage of the ill-advised Roderigo.

Who is Roderigo in love with?

Facts we learn about Roderigo at the start of the play: He is in love with Desdemona and wanted to marry her. He believes Iago is trying to help him win Desdemona’s love. He is so keen to win Desdemona that he follows the army to Cyprus.

Does Iago steal from Roderigo?

Roderigo is frantically in love with Othello’s wife Desdemona, a situation Iago skillfully exploits: he takes Roderigo’s gifts, insisting that he’s delivering them to Desdemona, while keeping them himself.

What does Iago hate Othello?

Iago hates Othello with a passion, and in his heart he truly believes that Othello has slept with his wife Emilia. “I hate the Moor, and it is abroad that ‘twixt my sheets ‘has done my office” Othello.

Why did Iago want Cassio dead?

Iago wants Cassio dead because he says Cassio has a good character that makes Iago look bad, and if Othello confronts Cassio then his plan will be foiled. Iago feels he will also benefit if Cassio kills Roderigo. Cassio has armor underneath his clothes that saves him from Roderigo when he stabs him.

What three reasons does Iago give for hating Othello?

It is not that Iago gives no reasons for what he does. In fact, he gives several: he resents Othello promoting Cassio over him; he loves Desdemona himself; he fears that “the lusty Moor” (II. ii. 292) has cuckolded him with his wife Emilia; he even fears that hapless Cassio has cuckolded him as well.