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While the title character of Othello is treated like a war hero, it is also clear that the characters reduce him to stereotypes based on race, referring to him as a “devil,” a “black ram,” and a “Barbary horse,” amongst other things. What does the play so far suggest about early modern views of racial difference and racial stereotypes? How is Desdemona treated and what are we to make of the gender dynamics between her and the male characters? Are Iago’s jealousy and machinations tinged with racism?

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