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Library Information - Reading: Othello

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Othello is not only one of Shakespeare's greatest works, it is also a text laden with meaning and themes. This video looks at the various themes of love and jealousy, proof and judgement, as well as the symbolism in the handkerchief. By playing through four key sections of the play, the video shows how the themes work.

Analysing Othello through understanding the character of Iago; Historic background to the play; Shakespeare's presentation of evil; motivation of Iago and Othello as a victim; Judgement and Proof.

Othello (Shakespeare) – Thug Notes Summary & Analysis