1. Follow the essay writing process (brainstorm/questions, thesis statement, outline, rough draft, revise, edit and final draft.) 2. Follow formal essay structure: introduction (thesis at the end of the first paragraph), body and conclusion. There is a minimum of three body paragraphs, but do not stick to a three-paragraph structure. The number of paragraphs should depend on the number of arguments you have. 3. Each of your paragraphs must have evidence from Othello. You should have credible, secondary research to support the argument further. There is a minimum of one secondary sources used throughout the essay as support. NOTE: Plagiarism of any kind will result in a mark of zero. Any information that you research must be quoted and cited following MLA guidelines.