Macbeth Project
Feb03

Macbeth Project

Now that we’ve completed our reading and plot analysis of Macbeth, the real thinking begins. Attached to this entry is the project outline, complete with the component options and the deadlines by which the different aspects must be completed. As you work through your options in class, I’ll also give some basic demonstrations and model examples of what each aspect of the project should look like on completion. These will...

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MACBETH: Personification
Nov05

MACBETH: Personification

As part of our Year 8 Macbeth Study, we’re looking, in acute detail, at some small excerpts from the main play. We’re putting the microscope on the language of Shakespeare and what this might reveal. My proposition with this presentation is that Shakespeare has Macbeth use personification to reveal the extent to which Macbeth is blaming external forces for the choices he is about to...

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MACBETH: Personification
Oct09

MACBETH: Personification

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The text of Macbeth
Sep28

The text of Macbeth

Should you miss a lesson where the play is read, or if you would like to go back and re-read sections of the play, you are encouraged to use these two sources. There is a No Fear Shakespeare version of the play online which includes a somewhat over-simplified modern English version and then there’s a great Shakespeare resource that offers you an annotated complete...

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