A Stylistic Approach versus a classical Literary Approach of Act 3, scene 3 of William Shakespeare’s Othello.

Nassera Senhadji


Stylistics is a new course introduced in the curricula of English departments in Algeria. It stems from the LMD system which started eight years ago at some universities and has become widespread in recent years. The aim of this article is to introduce the field first by glancing at its main characteristics and then to illustrate it with an analysis of Act 3, scene 3 of William Shakespeare’s Othello. We shall end with a comparison with a classical literary analysis of this same scene.  

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