Othello Characters

Updated: 8/6/2018
Othello Characters
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Othello Lesson Plans

The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

If you haven't read The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare yet, you are in for a crazy soap opera of lies and suspicion! Shakespeare delivers again with this masterful and tragic tale of lovers and traitors. In Othello, racism, jealousy, and prejudice all culminate with sorrow and murder. Captivate your students and keep them on track with this tricky plot!


The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

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Character Map - Othello Characters

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  • Othello
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  • A military leader. Falls easily into suspicion
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  • Distrusts Desdemona after listening to Iago
  • Michael Cassio
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  • Iago
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  • Desdemona
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  • Emilia
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  • Bianca
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  • Brabanzio
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  • Roderigo
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