othello act 2 11 9 - The Cypriots believe Othello is a...

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The Cypriots believe Othello is a “worthy governor” (line 32) and look at him with incredible respect. They make his seem like a larger man rather than a smaller one because they constantly boast about him, talking about how wonderful he is. When they get word from Cassio that the Turkish fleet had been defeated and depleted, they began to say how courageous he was and how gracious they were to him for ending the war (lines 21-24). While waiting for Othello’s ship to arrive, the Cypriots began to pray towards heaven asking that Othello be kept safe and that he has not been lost at sea. During this period of prayer and thereafter, they continue to praise

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