Why does Desdemona push so hard for Cassio to get his job back?

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Desdemona intervenes on Cassio's behalf because she knows he is a true friend to her and Othello, as well as a loyal soldier to his general. Cassio played an important role in her and Othello's relationship and ultimate marriage.

Cassio believed in Desdemona's love for Othello and that Othello would be a good husband to her. Cassio played an intermediary role in helping smooth the way with her father.

Although Cassio lost his job after just one episode of drinking, Desdemona knows that Othello will resist...

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