The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army and his unfaithful ensign, Iago. Given its varied and enduring themes of racism, love, jealousy, betrayal, revenge and repentance, Othello is still often performed in professional and community theatre alike, and has been the source for numerous operatic, film, and literary adaptations...El personaje principal, Otelo, se presenta piadosamente, a pesar de su raza. Esto era poco habitual en la literatura inglesa en tiempos de Shakespeare, la cual presentaba como villanos a los moros y otros pueblos de piel oscura. En esta obra Shakespeare evita cualquier discusión respecto del islam. Otelo se ha destacado por su gran profundización en la retórica y la tragedia.
In a radical departure from existing books, this book presents the earliest known edition of Shakespeare's play, which differs substantially from the present version, and argues that this book is the most authentic available. Part of the 6-play Shakespearean originals.
This Shakespeare reader's theater script builds fluency through oral reading. The creative script captures students' interest, so they want to practice and perform. Included is a fluency lesson and approximate reading levels for the script roles.
Act out Othello's tragic story of vengeance and betrayal! Iago is angry at Othello for not promoting him, so he schemes to ruin Othello's life with his lies, ruining his own in the process. The six roles in this script match different reading levels, enabling teachers to use differentiation and English language learner strategies in their instruction. These strategies allow all students to engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading level. All students can feel successful and can gain confidence in their reading fluency. Students can also practice reading aloud, interacting cooperatively, and using expressive voices and gestures while performing the story together. An accompanying poem and song give readers additional resources to practice fluency in an engaging way. This dynamic script is the perfect tool for a classroom of varied readers!