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"Othello" examines themes of jealousy, love, betrayal, and racism. It contains elements of deceit, emotional manipulation, and intense conflict. Please be mindful of the play's complex and often tragic narrative, and its potential to profoundly affect your emotions and perspectives, as you delve into this powerful exploration of trust, manipulation, and the darker aspects of human nature.
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About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English playwright and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. His works, including "The Tempest," have had a profound influence on literature and theater, showcasing his masterful storytelling, rich characters, and poetic language.

Story Overview

"Othello" is one of Shakespeare's most profound tragedies. This powerful play immerses you in the turbulent world of Venetian society. Join Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, as he navigates love, jealousy, and betrayal. Witness the destructive power of Iago's manipulations, which orchestrate Othello's downfall through deceit and insinuation, challenging perceptions of trust and honor. Explore themes of love, jealousy, race, and the devastating impact of false appearances in this intense exploration of the darker facets of human emotions and relationships.

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Each text is broken down into numbered passages, synchronized across all versions, enabling every student to follow along in class discussions, regardless of the reading level they are using.

Passage numbers are available in the web reader and in the margins of our paperback copies.

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