Othello Characters and Literary criticisms

What do feminists readings reveal about Emilia?
She is the most strongest and admirable character in Othello. They point to her words and actions in her final scene `so, speaking as I think, alas , I die'
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What quotes depict Emilia as weak and submissive to the patriarchy?
`hath a hundred times/ Woed me to steal it' and `I know not madam'
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What quotes illustrate Iago and Emilia's marital disharmony?
`a fooloish wife', `Villainous whore' , `Filth'
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What does E.A.J 1997 say about Emilia's actions?
ove triumphs hate. Emilia's love of Desdomona is Iago's undoing
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What quotes are there about Cassio's treatment of Bianca?
`bauble' `fitchew' he doesn't want to be seen `womaned'
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What does Cassio think of Othello?
`he was great of heart'
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Dsdomona is Iago's victim
`out of her own goodness make the net/ That shall enmesh them all'
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Ania Lomba
Othello is a nightmare of racial hatred and male violence
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Caryl Philllips
Othello is the result of his `insecurity' and the pressures faced by a `black man in a white world'
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
`epitome of evil' and an example of `motiveless malignity'
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Characteristics of the Jacobean Villain
Cynical, quick witted and opportunistic
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Susannah Clapp
Othello = feeler whilsts Iago = thinker
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Freudian interpretation
Iago is subconsciously in love with Othello `I am your own forever'
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Harold Goddard
`highest intellectual capabilities'
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`hath a hundred times/ Woed me to steal it' and `I know not madam'

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