Othello

With Notes, Characters, Plot and Exam Themes

By William Shakespeare

Introduction by Angela Sheehan

Format: Paperback

This new edition of Othello includes the complete text with explanatory notes and a full introduction that describes the setting, summarises the plot and profiles the main characters. It discusses Shakespeare's language and the play's themes, and it gives typical essay and test questions to help students prepare for exams.

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Othello is one of the most powerful of Shakespeare's tragedies. It is a thrilling drama about love and hate, trust and betrayal, jealousy and revenge. With its complex themes, and compelling language, it speaks directly to today's audiences and sparks vigorous debate.


This new edition includes the complete text with explanatory notes and a full introduction that describes the setting, summarises the plot and profiles the main characters. It also discusses Shakespeare's use of language and the play's themes, and it gives typical essay and test questions to help students prepare for exams.


 


Introduction:


• The Republic of Venice


The people of Venice


Venice at war


•The Story of Othello


Plot outline


•The Play's Characters


Othello, Desdemona, Iago, Emilia, Cassio, Roderigo, Brabantio


•Themes and Language


Jealousy and vengeance


Racism and sexism


Wives and daughters


Shakespeare's language


•Examining the Play


Typical exam questions

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Paperback
Imprint Geddes and Grosset
Publication Date 29 Apr 2014
ISBN 9781842057926
Number of Pages 224

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