The Question and Answer section for Othello is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Brabantio disapproves and is appalled that his daughter would align herself with a foreigner...... a man with dark skin. In this scene, Shakespeare uses the colors black and whie extensively.
Othello says that he wooed Desdemona with stories, and did her no wrongs.
In fact, Iago can use any character in the play as his puppet. Roderigo, Emilia, cassio, Othello and Desdemona- all are manipulated by him. He does not talk to her or convince her to act upon his counsel. He knows that she is innocent and kind...