Sajid Malik In: Drama Explain Exposition in Othello by Shakespeare. Explain Exposition in Othello by Shakespeare. OthelloShakespeare 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,292 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 29, 2019 at 7:02 am In Othello, exposition of the central conflict is provided by the opening conversation between Iago and Rodrigo. The plot to destroy Othello and break his relationship with Desdemona is set and the audiences know about the central characters of the story. They learn about Othello and his beloved Desdemona, her father and influential senator Brabantio, Iago (main antagonist). Rodrigo (Desdemona’s suitor) and Cassio (Iago’s adversary for Othello’s friendship). 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.