Othello (Shakespeare On the Double) : The timeless, tragic story of Othello has the elements and excitement of a modern thriller - an elopement, passion, prejudice, insane jealousy, murder, and suicide. Now you can follow the intriguing action and savor Othello in an easy-to-understand translation that makes reading it quick and painless. Other study aids include: A brief synopsis of the plot and action. A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player. A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters. A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why. Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play.