083109 - 08.31.09 P. 406 (Act I, Scene 2) the way Othello...

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08.31.09 P. 406 (Act I, Scene 2) the way Othello is introduced o Othello states that he loves Desdemona o You gets his political status ( the duke’s #1 man) Iago is interrupted when he is telling Cassio who Othello is married to Othello respects to his elders Brabantio wants Othello to go to the prison Brabantio has no idea that the senate is meeting not important/powerful politically o Weakens even more as Othello tells his tale The Turkish fleet is heading for Cyrus Othello admits that he did take Desdemona from Brabantio (Act I, Scene III) o Desdemona falls in love with Othello’s stories in Brabantio’s home (frequent visits) Desdemona uses Brabantio’s value system by using him as an example to be faithful to Othello ( “…to you, preferring you before her father, so much I challenge that I may profess due to the Moor my lord”) Iago will safely escort Desdemona to Cyrus
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083109 - 08.31.09 P. 406 (Act I, Scene 2) the way Othello...

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