Essential Questions

What is the impact of dramatic irony on a drama?
What impact does character motivation have on the tone of a play?
How can Shakespearean language be understood?
How is Shakespeare’s play a comment on society?


Journal Writing Prompts

READING GUIDE (Comprehension questions, chronologically arranged)

No-Fear Shakespeare‘s side-by-side text of the play, both in Shakespeare’s Early Modern English and in our contemporary English

Videos for *most* of the scenes in Othello. For some reason, Act 3 scenes 1-3 are missing from this page, but you can find 3.3 here.

Significant quotes from Othello

Theme Tracking Sheet for Othello

The Doge’s Palace (the Duke’s Palace) – link goes to an external page

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