What do Cassio's actions in act 2, scene 1, tell us about his character in Othello?

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Cassio's behavior in act 2, scene 1, tells us that he is a people-loving, enthusiastic, upbeat person. He sees the best in everyone and isn't afraid to say so. This open-hearted man is the polar opposite of Iago.
Cassio especially expresses his loyalty and love for Othello. He hopes and prays that Othello's ship makes it safely to shore, despite the "dangerous sea." He depicts Othello as a blessing and appreciates and approves of his love of Desdemona. Cassio says,
Oh, let the heavens
Give him [Othello] defense against the elements,
For I have lost him on a dangerous sea.
He also ask the god "Jove" to protect Othello...

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