AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: discuss the techniques Shakespeare uses to convey character and character relationships to his audience; analyze the characters of Emilia, Desdemona, Othello, Iago, and Cassio and their relationships to each other; analyze the importance of literary elements like dramatic irony and foreshadowing on the development of the play; trace and discuss recurring imagery such as animals, darkness, and evil/devil; define by example the terms tragedy and tragic hero identify and discuss themes in the play, including jealousy and its destructive effect, the alienation of the outsider, appearance versus reality, and loyalty and friendship; discuss the dramatic development of the play in terms of exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution; and understand the Renaissance theory about chaos and the order of the Universe and apply it to the text. 111 pages. ©2006.
This title is part of the series: AP* LITERATURE TEACHING UNITS