Othello: 'Dramatic Encounters' Study Guide for AS/A Level AQA

A Level Paper 2: Exploring Conflict

Explore the presentation of conflict in dramatic texts with student-friendly guides, specifically written for the 2015 AQA Language and Literature specification. Detailed commentary and activities dig deep into conflict as conveyed through language, speech, characterisation, power and positioning.

  • Preparatory material sets the scene with analysis of the play’s context, plot, and key themes
  • Scene-by-scene walk-through explores elements of conflict throughout the text
    • Thorough and accessible analysis of linguistic and literary features ensures a full knowledge of each scene
    • Wide range of engaging activities deepens understanding and encourages independent interpretation – suggested answers included!