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Othello Act 1 Scenes 1-3

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  • Iago: You have been robbed by thieves!
  • Roderigo: Othello took your daughter, Desdemona!
  • Cassio: Othello! The duke wishes to see you in court.
  • Brabantio: I think i will see the duke as well.
  • Othello: I am married to your daughter, sir.
  • Desdemona: It's true, father. I love Othello.
  • Brabantio: How could you?!
  • In scene 1 of act 2, Iago and Roderigo go to Brabantio's home, where they inform him that his daughter, Desdemona has left with Othello. This is important to the plot because it reveals Brabantio's feelings towards Othello. It also leads to Brabantio's search for his beloved daughter.
  • In scene 2, Cassio arrives at Othello's home and brings him the message that he is wanted by the duke of Venice. Brabantio overhears of this and decides to discuss his situation with the duke himself. This is important to the plot in that it leads Brabantio to hear the truth about Othello and Desdemona. If he had not heard about Othello going to court, Desdemona may not have had the chance to confess her marriage to her father.
  • In scene 3, Othello and Desdemona confess their marriage to Brabantio in front of the duke. Brabantio, then, gets angry and disowns his daughter. This scene is very important to the plot as it increases Brabantio's hard feelings for Othello, which later leads to conflicts between the two.
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