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Shakespeare wrote plays for a living. It was his job (or at least one of them). He had to find good stories and make them into plays which could be performed by the actors in the Lord Chamberlain's Men or as they were later known, the King's Men. He must have come across the story of Othello (it is in a book of Italian stories called Gli Hecatommithi by Cinthio), and have thought it would make a good play.

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