The School for Scandal


Richard Sheridan

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The School for Scandal Symbols

Jews and Anti-Semitism

This symbol as portrayed in the play is obviously racist and morally reprehensible. Nonetheless, it exists in the play and should be analyzed. In The School for Scandal “Jewishness” generally represents the foreign and the…

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Family heirlooms in the play signify the importance of preserving the past, especially the family’s past. For those in the older generation, the preservation of the objects they have been able to add to the…

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