In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?

In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?

In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?

In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?

1.  He is a black man in a white man’s world (Venice)2.  He is a former Muslim in a Christain world3.  He is a military man in a mostly civilian world4.  He is an older man marrying a younger woman5.  He is a former slave in a continent that will begin the slave trade (1600).6.  He is married to the daughter of Senator Brabantio, who is a racist (he has nightmares that his daughter will be seduced by a black man)Othello relates his story to the Duke and other Senators in Act I in order for them to condone the secret marriage.  It is an emotionally powerful story, and it wins their hearts.  He says:Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances,Of moving accidents by flood and fieldOf hair-breadth scapes i’ the imminent deadly breach,Of being taken by the insolent foeAnd sold to slavery, of my redemption thenceAnd portance in my travels’ history:Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle,Rough quarries, rocks and hills whose heads touch heavenIt was my hint to speak,–such was the process;And of the Cannibals that each other eat,The Anthropophagi and men whose headsDo grow beneath their shoulders.
In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?
In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?
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In what two ways is Othello a stranger in Venice?
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