This edition of Othello is a great way for students to learn about Shakespeare’s great tragedy and prepare for their Leaving Certificate exam

Othello – Leaving Certificate English

This edition of the Gill Shakespeare Focus’s Othello sets students up for success in understanding Shakespeare’s great tragedy and preparing them for their Leaving Certificate examination.

Only edition to include comparative Study exemplars!

Why Othello?

Focused scene-by-scene analysis:

  • Summary and in-depth Critical Analysis
  • Detailed study of Shakespeare’s Language
  • Key Quotes plus commentary
  • Exam-style questions and Sample Paragraphs with Examiner’s Comments

Essential study notes:

  • Characters – concise analysis
  • Central Themes and Issues
  • Dramatic Techniques (Imagery, Soliloquies, Dramatic Irony)
  • Macbethas a Comparative Text – modes defined, detailed explanatory notes, exemplar paragraphs, using key quotes, essay plans and FAQs on successful answering
  • Exam Focus – purposeful use of key scenes, paragraphing succinctly, quoting effectively
  • Writing Top-Grade Essays – advice and prompts for responding to the question and planning the essay
  • Full Sample Essays – marked and graded with invaluable Examiner’s Comments
  • Sample Leaving Certificate exam questions relevant to the latest changes in the exam