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December 02, 2021

Posts tagged "The Merchant of Venice"

Close Reading of a Passage in Othello by Shakespeare : Analysis of the Presence of Racism

In Act I, Scene I of William Shakespeare’s play, Othello, the early exchange among Roderigo, Iago, and Brabantio about the alleged love between Brabantio’s daughter, Desdemona, and Othello, the black Moor, alludes the degree to which race will become an important  →

Prejudice in Shakespeare’s Othello and The Merchant of Venice

In both of Shakespeare’s plays, “Othello” and “The Merchant of Venice”, there are several instances in which the non-white and non-Christian characters are marginalized and are often the victims of prejudice and outright racism. This occurs in both “Merchant of  →