Othello: Novel Summary: Act 4 Scene 2
Othello interrogates Emilia about Desdemona's relationship with Cassio, and accuses her of facilitating the prostitution of Desdemona to Cassio. Othello calls Desdemona a prostitute, to her face, and she asks Iago for help. Iago comforts her and tells her to be patient with Othello and he will return to his normal personality.
Meanwhile, Roderigo has had little luck trying to win Desdemona's favor. Iago convinces him that by killing Cassio, Othello will stay in Cyprus and Roderigo will be nearer to her.