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Brabantio's entrance

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What is implied when the Duke says to Brabantio "I did not see you; welcome, gentle signor" (1.3.51-53) after he has greeted Othello?

A

Brabantio was hidden in the shadows, suggesting his questionable character.

B

Brabantio is so old that the Duke chose to ignore him.

C

Othello is such a strong character that he overshadows Brabantio, who should be addressed first.

D

The Duke is young and doesn't understand the chain of command in Venetian society.

E

Brabantio chooses to come in unnoticed so he can assess the situation before addressing the group.