One strong tradition of these times was the practice of marriage between races.
The demeaning diction that occurs in the play makes the reader judge that this play is racially prejudiced. In Othello, it destroys a relationship, along with other people? Iago is jealous of Othello for many reasons, one being that Othello has higher ranking in the army than him, and also he has a good marriage with Desdemona which Iago does not have himself with Emilia.
For Shakespeare and his contemporary audience, Othello was about jealousy, hatred, and vindictiveness. Othello could not understand why he was good enough to work and fight alongside of her father, but was not good enough for his daughter Or to an excusable level.
Importance of Othello's Race for the Play 6. Othello also has a noble stature and a high position in his culture. The audience also feel pity for Othello and this creates a sense of wastage at the end