Tag: Macbeth

To-morrow, and to-morrow and to-morrow – What’s going on inside Macbeth’s head now?

Question: “How does Shakespeare present Macbeth’s deteriorating state of mind?” In answering this question, refer both to the extract below and the whole play. Analyse the language, structure, semantics and the use of dramatic devices

Macbeth: Act 2, Scene 1, Is this a Dagger?

As the next step in exploring Macbeth’s state of mind, examine the use of metaphor in this soliloquy from the end of Act 2, Scene 1 in the light of what it exposes about Macbeth’s

Macbeth Act 1: Tracking Macbeth’s Internal Crisis

Locate, between Act 1, Scene 1 and Act 2, Scene 2, 5 quotes from Macbeth that give us some insight into his deteriorating state of mind. Make sure you include information about the context of

Macbeth Act 1, Scene 3: Macbeth and Banquo’s differing responses to news of their fate

In this scene, Macbeth and Banquo have very different takes on the foretelling of their imperial futures.

Macbeth: Act 1, Scene 2: Homework

We’ve launched into the reading of Macbeth with visceral vigour. Tonight’s homework is to translate the following (spoken by the bleeding and bloody Sargeant about the events in a recent battle) into contemporary English