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Othello Gender Roles

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Shakespeare had portrayed various themes of humans’ feelings inside his play, Othello. Love, jealousy, repentance, betrayal and racism were all shown throughout the story. Gender roles in Othello played a very important element for the construction of this whole play. The way men and women were shown were considered to be pretty different from general idea of their roles compared to modern societies.
Women played a role of low society classed humans in the play Othello. The plight of women in the play can be a good example of how women and men were treated differently throughout the story. Woman was treated as an object or even a commodity during that period; Desdemona can be a perfect example of this idea. Brabantio, Desdemona’s father, treated
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