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Shakespeare Focus Othello Leaving Certificate

by Martin Kieran

ISBN: 9780717188277

This new and beautifully illustrated edition of Othello, from the trusted Gill Shakespeare Focus series, expertly assists students in understanding Shakespeare's great tragedy and thoroughly prepares them for the Leaving Certificate exam.

Detailed scene-by-scene analysis:

Introductory overview

Summary and in-depth Critical Analysis

Study of Shakespeare's Language

Key Quotes plus commentary

Exam-style questions and Sample Paragraphs with Examiner's Comments

Essential study notes:

Characters - analytical study

Central Themes and Issues

Dramatic Techniques (Irony, Soliloquies)

Othello as a Comparative Text - modes defined, exemplar paragraphs with Examiner's Comments

Exam Technique - giving guidance on how to achieve top marks with notes on purposeful use of

key scenes, paragraphing succinctly and quoting effectively

Full Sample Essays - marked and graded with invaluable Examiner's Comments

Sample answer plans and paragraphs - enable students to scaffold successful answers

Sample Leaving Certificate exam questions

Most in-depth Comparative Study notes and tips

Only edition to feature Examiner's Comments

Each Gill Shakespeare Focus: Othello comes with a FREE eBook! See inside front cover for details. Gill Education eBooks are accessible both online and offline.

Teacher's Resources

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Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks are experienced teachers and examiners who have written several Leaving Certificate English textbooks, including Language Lessons (HL) and the Gill Poetry Focus series. Martin has worked for many years at both Senior Advising and Chief Advising levels for Leaving Certificate (HL) English. Frances delivers in-service workshops for second-level teachers of English throughout the country.

312 pages.

€ 14.95 

In Stock.

Usually despatched in 2-5 working days.

Date of Publication: 02/03/2020

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