Women in Othello

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  • Created on: 09-06-11 20:45

the fear of the power of women as they disrupt the flow of a man's world - iago does not trust women and neither does othellos trust desdemona

all women are rejected by their partners - unbalnced relationships and partnerships - they all love theier partner unselvishly

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in shakespeare's society, women were played by young boys as women were socially unaccepeted.

within othello .. iago had over 1000 lines whilst desdemona has under 400

within the divine order women are below men and just before animals

women lack power and importance - iago agrees

"you rise to play and go to bed to work!" suggetsing women have no particualr role in a militaristic environment and society

"players in your housewifery and house wifes in…

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