The Jew of Malta

Write a note on the character of Barabas

i have to write the character of Barabas, the protagonist

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The protagonist of the play, father of Abigall. In the New Testament, Barabas is the murderer who is released from prison instead of Jesus (see Luke 23:19-23).


Gradesaver Character Analysis

Barabas is famous trader of Malta. He is tragic hero prsented by Christopher Marlow. He does not care for anyone. he is true follower of machiavellian philosophy but somtimes he look different when he keeps on killing the people who cause hurdle in the way of achieving his evil designs. He even kills his daughter Abigaill