How does the fact that Othello by William Shakespeare is meant to be seen and heard affect how we as readers react to the events in this play?
The experience of seeing a play is quite different than that of reading a novel. Just as in everyday life, we only can know the persons of the drama by observing their external behaviours and listening to their words, unlike fiction in which the narrator can give us access to the characters internal thoughts and senses. Dramas also unfold sequentially. As we sit in...
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