Joseph Conrad was a famous novelist in English literature. His most famous novel, “Heart of Darkness” (1902), explores human nature and colonialism.
If Shakespeare has his excellence, he has his faults too, and his faults can by no means be lightly dismissed.
Samuel Johnson's views are colored by the critical creed of his time, the rules of neo-classicism. In his "Preface", He firstly considers the excellence of Shakespeare, then turns to his defects.
Shakespeare wrote his dramas in Elizabethan age and this age was famous for domestic tragedy. Othello appears like a domestic tragedy because its theme is the murder of a wife by her husband.