Introduction to Characters in the Play | Othello

Characters in Othello

Characters in the Play, Othello The play, Othello, has a limited range of characters. Othello is the protagonist of the play, Iago is the villain, and Desdemona is the heroin in the play. All of them are described in detail below. Othello Othello is a protagonist of the play. He is a Moor (an African), … Read more

Act-wise Summary of Othello by William Shakespeare

Summary of Othello

Summary of Othello Othello play is comprised on five acts. Act (I) has three scenes, act (II) has two scenes, act (III) has four scenes, act (IV) has three scenes, and act (V) has two scenes. Act I of Summary of Othello First scene of act 1 opens on a street in Venice. Two men, … Read more

Brief Introduction to Othello by William Shakespeare

Introduction to Othello

Introduction to Othello by Shakespeare Othello is one of the most famous plays among Shakespearean tragedies. It has a verity of themes: Love, jealousy, racism, prejudice, appearance and reality, possessiveness, intrigue, betrayal, etc. Unlike other Shakespearean tragedies, King Lea, Macbeth, and Hamlet, Othello is a pure domestic tragedy as it deals with domestic issues of … Read more

Major Themes in the Play “Othello”

Major Themes in Othello

Major Themes in Othello The play Othello is a domestic tragedy and involves happening of individual characters. The themes in Othello are linked with individual characters ranging from hatred to love, jealousy to revenge, service to betrayal, and innocence to guilty. Major themes In Othello are love, jealousy, racial prejudice, appearance versus reality, expectations versus … Read more

Character Analysis of Desdemona | Othello

Character Analysis of Desdemona

Desdemona: A Heroine of the Play Desdemona is a heroine in Shakespeare’s Othello. She is the daughter of the respected Venetian Senator Brabantio. Desdemona is one of the most pitiable victims among English heroines. Encompassing all the good traits, a lady of spirit, intelligent, devoted, a loving wife, but she fails to justify her love to her husband and … Read more

Characteristics of Shakespearian Tragedy | William Shakespeare

Characteristics of Shakespearean Tragedies

Shakespeare’s Tragedy  The dramatic form of classical tragedy derives from the tragic plays of ancient Athens, which depicted the downfall of a hero or famous character of Greek legend. The hero would struggle against overwhelming fate, and his defeat would be so noble that he wins the moral victory over the forces that destroy him. … Read more