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 action
A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player
A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters
A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why
Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play With Shakespeare on the Double! Othello, you'll understand Othello wisely, well, and easily.