The Jew of Malta

by: Christopher Marlowe

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quick Quiz

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What characterization does the theme of religious hypocrisy complicate?

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If present, what force would make Machiavellian strategy redundant?

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What theme gradually comes to dominate by way of Barabas’s increasingly obsessive behavior?

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What motif undermines the seriousness of events, while allowing Barabas to display the breadth of his knowledge?

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With what symbol does Ithamore connect Barabas’s ethnic identity to a criminal identity?


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