Study Guide to Othello by William Shakespeare

Study Guide to Othello by William Shakespeare

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for William Shakespeare's Othello, the inspiration behind many operas, films, and literary adaptations.

As a tragedy of the seventeenth-century, Othello's performance continues today due to the timeless themes of racism, love, jealousy, betrayal, revenge and repentance. Moreover, Shakespeare was inspired by English, French, and Italian works, but Othello was primarily inspired by Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio's Hecatommithi. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Shakespeare's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645425762
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 03/21/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 1,070,779
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to William Shakespeare 2) Introduction to Othello 3) Textual Analysis Act 1: Scenes 1 and 2 Act 1: Scene 3 Act 2 Act 3 Act 4 Act 5 4) Character Analyses 5) Critical Commentary 6) Essay Questions and Answers 7) Bibliography

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