Bitesize has changed! We're updating subjects as fast as we can. Visit our new site to find Bitesize guides and clips - and tell us what you think!

Home > English Literature > Othello > Dramatic effect

English Literature


Dramatic Effect - Test

How is drama created in Othello? Answer the following questions to see if you understand what makes Shakespeare such a clever craftsman.


How do Iago's soliloquies create tension?


Shakespeare often changes the tone or mood between scenes because:


An example of dramatic irony in the play is when Othello hides and listens to Iago's conversation with Cassio, because:


Towards the end, when Desdemona goes to speak to Othello, unaware that he intends to kill her, the audience feels: