Othello: Novel Summary: Act 1 Scene 1

Iago and Roderigo are talking, and Iago tells Cassio that Othello has passed him over for a promotion and Cassio, another soldier, has received it.  Iago decides to tell Brabantio, a Venice senator, that his daughter Desdemona has eloped with Othello.  Roderigo eagerly joins him, having been turned down as a suitor by Desdemona.  They …

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