Shakespeare on the Double! Othello

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-06-23
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN (A)
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")one that loved not wisely but too well"The timeless, tragic story of Othello, the mighty Moor, Desdemona, his faithful bride, and Iago, the evil manipulator, has the elements and excitement of a modern thriller--an elopement, passion, prejudice, insane jealousy, murder, and suicide. Now you can follow the intriguing action and savor Othello in an easy-to-understand translation that makes reading it quick and painless. Other aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap:A brief synopsis of the plot and actionA comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major playerA visual character map that shows the relationships of major charactersA cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and whyReflective questions that help you understand the themes of the playWith Shakespeare on the Double! Othello, you'll understand Othello wisely,well, and easily.

Author Biography

Mary Ellen Snodgrass is an award-winning author of textbooks and general
reference works, and a former columnist for the Charlotte Observer. A
member of Phi Beta Kappa, she graduated magna cum laude from the
University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State
University, and holds degrees in English, Latin, psychology, and the education
of gifted children.

Table of Contents

List of Characters
Character Map
Cycle of Death
Shakespeare's Othello
Act I
Scene 1
Scene 2
Scene 3
Act II
Scene 1
Scene 2
Scene 3
Scene 1
Scene 2
Scene 3
Scene 4
Act IV
Scene 1
Scene 2
Scene 3
Act V
Scene 1
Scene 2
Questions for Reflection
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