Othello. By William Shakespeare. Key Facts…. Full title: Othello Type of Work: Play Genre: Tragic drama, historical drama First Performed: by the King’s Men at the Court of King James I November 1, 1604. About the play….
By William Shakespeare
Motifs are recurring structures, contrasts, or literary devices that can help to develop and inform the text’s major themes.
1. External: dispute between the protagonist and another character or nature
2. Internal: occurs when the protagonist struggles within himself or herself