Act 1. Is tupping your white ewe." He has been woken up in the middle of the night and told that "an old black ram. Its Brabantio’s own ignorance and racism that blinds him to realize that his daughter actually does love him Othello. This proves that Brabantio perceives the marriage as unnatural, and an accidental; it would not have occurred under any normal circumstances. Brabantio, father of Desdemona, unwilling father-in-law of Othello, appears in all three scenes of Act I of the play. All this serves to increase the nagging suspicions Othello is beginning to feel about his new wife. Othello is manipulated by the truly evil and duplicitous Iago who has so few redeeming qualities. At this point, the Duke notices Brabantio, who believes that his daughter has been corrupted with magic potions because, according to him, she wound never willingly marry such a man as she did. Othello was often a guest in Brabantio's home, and Brabantio liked to hear Othello tell stories of his battles. He is a Venetian senator and the father of Desdemona.He has entertained Othello in his home countless times before the play opens, thus giving Othello and Desdemona opportunity to fall in love. Iago, however, rallies the white Brabantio on their side by using prejudice as a tool, describing Othello as an animal ("black ram") and sex with Desdoma as bestial. Brabantio seeks out the Duke to complain. How does Brabantio feel about Othello? He’s known Othello for a while, however, is shocked that hiss daughter has fallen in love with a moor that he believes that she is under witchcraft. When Brabantio is introduced, it is easy to sympathize with him. Brabantio does not know what to think. The audience absorbs this view of him and take Brabantios reaction to judge Othello. Going to where Othello is meeting with the Venetian Senators, Brabantio accuses Othello of using sorcery to seduce his daughter. This was how Iago described Othello, using racist slang, which seemed to be accepted by Brabantio. How, he asks, could a maid so "tender, fair, and happy" go to "to the sooty bosom / Of such a thing as thou" unless magic is involved. Furthermore, Iago and Roderigo use vile language to describe Othello, which Brabantio does not negate. Answered by Aslan on 5/31/2018 8:10 PM Barbantio actually honored Othello. Iago also makes use of the fact that Brabantio will feel his manly honor … Although Othello is a valuable commodity to Greece, Brabantio draws the line at the moor dating his daughter. Iago reminds Othello, in Act 3 Scene 3, of Brabantio’s accusation that Othello had used witchcraft to win Desdemona’s love, as well as the fact that she did deceive her father in marrying Othello. Brabantio thinks little of Roderigo. Iago becomes jealous when Cassio is chosen to be Othello’s personal assistant. Asked by samantha s #597102 on 5/31/2018 11:38 AM Last updated by Aslan on 5/31/2018 8:10 PM Answers 1 Add Yours. Othello How did Brabantio feel about Othello's before the outset of the play? Brabantio is upset because Othello is not Venetian but Moorish. However, when Othello marries Desdemona, the young and beautiful white girl, and the daughter of the Senator Brabantio everything changes, the racism of the 17th century world begins to take place.