How does Shakespeare use language to reinforce his ideas in Macbeth? IDEA: Brevity of life/ meaninglessness Language: Metaphor, – “out out brief candle” Use of meter – Repetition – Alliteration – What to have: Connect to question Provide insight Supply examples Paragraph: Example Statement: Shakespeare in his tragedy Macbeth is preoccupied with the relationship between humanity and the forces […]

Reading journal  A self selected reading project. 6 independently selected texts, including: 2 extended texts ( novel,autobiography..) 2 other written texts (short story, feature article…) 2 films Must be at least level 6 curriculum to qualify Once a text is read: Summarise briefly the text ( plot, characters, setting, genre ) Identify any personal connections […]

Macbeth’s Soliloquy – Is this a dagger which I see before me (2.1) Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art […]

If stated how an event effected someones state of mind = excellence

When the natural world or setting appears to respond to/reflect the human events. eg. Using storms or weather to fit the scene, if something bad or sad happens its stormy.

“Come to my woman’s breasts, and take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers.” Statement: In Lady Macbeth’s act she often useless metaphors to help express her ideas. Example: For example, one of the metaphors she used when expressing her thoughts of killing King Duncan was when she was communicating with the spirits quoting “Come […]

http://shakespeare.mit.edu/macbeth/full.html Act: 1, Scene: 1 Characters: The three witches Location: A desert place Time: Unknown (before the end of the battle) Events: The witches plan to meet again after the battle is over after sundown and to meet Macbeth on the heath. Quote: “Fair is foul and foul is fair” – paradox. Act 1 Scene […]