Racism and prejudice are major themes in Othello. Many of the prejudices in the.
Racism and prejudice are major themes in Othello. Many of the prejudices in the play reflect the prejudices of Shakespeare’s time and experience. Some critics argue that Othello is a victim of prejudice. With whom do you most agree? Write an essay arguing that Othello is or not a victim of prejudice. Use at least two specific examples or quotes to support your arguments. Include in your essay a discussion of how Othello sees himself and how that affects his character and actions.
Poet Samuel Colerridge has said that characters in this play are a ” representation of men in all ages and all times.” What are the timeless elements you see in this play? What themes or characters are still relevant in today’s world? List three or four things you believe are still relevant and expalin how they still apply.
Othello play: https://shakespeare.folger.edu/shakespeares-works/othello/entire-play/