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Racism is the discriminatory action or abusive behavior towards members of another race and in terms of Shakespeares Othello this statement must stands true In the play all the racism is to Othello a brave African soldier who presently as a commander in the Venetian army but almost every character uses discriminate attitude towards our hero Othello Theres another racist example in the play is that Othellos lieutenant Cassio who is actually a Florentine rather than a Venetian take the place that Iago desires and causing Iagos hatred towards both Othello and Cassio Additionally There is a romantic union between the black and white in the play but unfortunately gets destroyed because most people think the relationship is wrong and also through some instigation that was caused by Othellos ensign Iago Othello tends to be a play with prejudice which is accessible to us today because the biggest example for racism today is racism directed to ArabsMuslims Accordingly many people automatically think of them as terrorists Besides when Black males are walking down a street or in a parking lot are more likely to be suspected as wallet snatchers car jackers or rapists Thus because of other characters discrimination betrayal and jealousy and Othello himself thinks that hes unworthy to marry Desdemona letting the play to become a tragedyFirst of all Iagos racist way to calling others is a central idea letting the play with racist colors The plays racist language can be seen through the character Iago who says An old black ram is tupping your white eweOr else the devil will make a grandsire of you Arise I say 1189-93 According to the quote Iago uses a racist and disrespectful way to call Othello when he woke Brabantio up to tell him the news that his daughter Desdemona has eloped with Othello already Besides Iago even says an old black ram as his way
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