Othello Critics

8 critics that are good to know :) 



Brooke 'horrid laughter' due to the act of 'Charivari' (Bristol) which leads to the audience experiencing catharsis, cleansing them of their racial prejudices. 

Muir 'Credulous fool' 

Eliot Othello is a 'pathetic figure' because he 'ceased to think about Desdemona' 

Rosemburg 'Othello's tragic flaw is that he is human' 

Eastman 'nothing in Iago is absent from Othello'

Singh 'victim of racial prejudice' 

Ryan 'barbarity of a culture'

Smith 'courtly love tradition' (A04)

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