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Venice versus Cyprus

OTHELL-UYISGE

What is the significance of setting the play in both Venice and Cyprus?

A

Venice represents law and order; whereas, Cyprus represents chaos driven by emotion.

B

Venice represents the upper class; whereas, Cyprus represents the lower ranks of the military.

C

Venice is Desdemona's birthplace; whereas, Cyprus is the birthplace of Othello's mother.

D

Venice represents true love; whereas, Cyprus represents promiscuity and lust.

E

Venice represents chaos and disorder; whereas, Cyprus represents law and order.