Inter-Racial Marriage In Shakespeare's Othello

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ntroduction Shakespeare’s play Othello is a play is on an inter-racial marriage. Othello is from a is black background and Desdemona is from white, they both fell in love with each other and got married. Desdemona’s father was against this marriage he thought this this was not a good match for his daughter. Therefore, his reaction with Othello was not good at all. Not only Brabantio (Desdemona’s father) but Cassio, Iago and many other people were against this marriage too. Iago then planned to somehow break this marriage and get Them Divorced. Act 1 Scene 3 I chose this scene because in this scene Iago shows his initial feelings of jealousy. When Othello returns from the war, Iago immediately asks him questions about his marriage. His relations ship’s status, how he is doing with Desdemona, and the fact that even though, Othello and Brabantio were against each other Othello still had respect for him. Othello promised that in order to keep Desmond, he would have to fight back his father in law even though he even though he doesn’t want to. Iago in this act, plans to use Cassio against Othello one of his friend. Roderigo in this scene says clearly that he loves Desdemona to death and thus he is ready to do anything for her. Roderigo and Iago both then plan together to separate Othello and Desdemona. As Iago says as following the text that “The better shall my purpose work on him. Cassio’s a proper man. Let me see now. To get his place and to plume up my will” (Othello 31). In
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