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Professor Bradley Greenburg of Northeastern Illinois University explains the main characters in William Shakespeare's play Othello.
|Othello||Othello is a Moor who has become a general in the Venetian army. Read More|
|Iago||Iago is Othello's ensign, or third in command, and the villain of the play. Read More|
|Desdemona||Desdemona is Othello's beautiful and kind wife, through whom Iago plans to ruin Othello. Read More|
|Cassio||Michael Cassio is Othello's young but devoted second in command. Read More|
|Roderigo||Roderigo is a foolish young gentleman who is paying Iago to help him woo Desdemona. Read More|
|Bianca||Bianca is a Venetian courtesan who has a special relationship with Cassio.|
|Brabantio||Brabantio is Desdemona's volatile and paternalistic father.|
|Clown||The Clown is a servant of Othello's and a source of humor in an otherwise dark and violent play.|
|Duke of Venice||The ruler of Venice, the Duke of Venice summons Othello for military service in Cyprus, and takes Othello's side in the disagreement between Othello and Brabantio.|
|Emilia||Emilia is Iago's wife, but she is also a woman with progressive opinions about the ways men and women interact and the double standards by which they are judged.|
|The gentlemen of Cyprus||The gentlemen of Cyprus discuss the major storm at sea that destroys the Turkish fleet.|
|Graziano||Graziano is a Venetian gentleman related to Brabantio who accompanies Lodovico.|
|Lodovico||Lodovico is a Venetian gentleman related to Brabantio who carries messages from Venice to Cyprus.|
|Montano||Montano is in charge of Cyprus before Othello arrives.|