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Othello (Cliffs Complete) - Study Notes

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Publisher Comments:

In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature.

CliffsComplete Othello makes you familiar with one of the most staged of all of Shakespeare's plays. Othello is a tale of love and betrayal, secrets, passion, and intrigue. Psychology and wit pit strength and virtue against jealousy and evil agendas. The results leave no winners, only tragedy in the lives of the jealous Moor, Othello, and his wife, Desdemona.

Enhance your reading of Othello and save valuable studying time — all at once — with CliffsComplete Othello. Additional features include:

  • A summary and insightful commentary for each scene
  • Bibliography and historical background on the playwright, William Shakespeare
  • A look at the historical context and structure of the play
  • Discussions on the play's symbols and themes
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Review questions, a quiz, discussion topics (essay questions), activity ideas
  • A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!

Synopsis:

One of the most staged of all Shakespeare's plays, Othello is a tale of love and betrayal, secrets, passions and intrigue. Psychology and wit pit strength and virtue against jealousy and evil agendas. The results leave only tragedy in the lives of the jealous Othello and his wife, Desdemona.

Synopsis:

One of the most staged of all of Shakespeare's plays, Othello is a tale of love and betrayal, secrets, passions, and intrigue. Psychology and wit pit strength and virtue against jealousy and evil agendas. The results leave no winners, only tragedy in the lives of the jealous Moor, Othello, and his wife, Desdemona.

The CliffsComplete Othello is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Act I.

Act II.

Act III.

Act IV.

Act V.

CliffsComplete Review.

CliffsComplete Resource Center.

CliffsComplete Reading Group Discussion Guide.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585739
Author:
Maurer, Kate
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Lamb, Sidney
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Foster City, CA
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Tragedy
Subject:
Blacks in literature
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffs Complete
Series Volume:
105-822
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in

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"Synopsis" by , One of the most staged of all Shakespeare's plays, Othello is a tale of love and betrayal, secrets, passions and intrigue. Psychology and wit pit strength and virtue against jealousy and evil agendas. The results leave only tragedy in the lives of the jealous Othello and his wife, Desdemona.
"Synopsis" by , One of the most staged of all of Shakespeare's plays, Othello is a tale of love and betrayal, secrets, passions, and intrigue. Psychology and wit pit strength and virtue against jealousy and evil agendas. The results leave no winners, only tragedy in the lives of the jealous Moor, Othello, and his wife, Desdemona.

The CliffsComplete Othello is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

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