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Othello

William Shakespeare

Summary and Analysis Act III: Scene 2

Summary

Othello sends a letter back to Venice by ship and makes an inspection of the fortifications.

Analysis

The letter to Venice sent with the ship's pilot would announce that Cyprus is safe after the destruction of the Turkish fleet. While Othello inspects the works, Iago's brings Cassio to Desdemona.

Glossary

do my duties (2) voice my loyalty.

works (2) fortifications.