Essays Tagged: "List of Scottish monarchs"

Is Macbeth a Thouroughly Representative Character

eth is not a thoroughly representative character, yet through a close observation and understanding of the drama, it can be seen that any rational human being, given the identical situation, would hav ... th a situation where he was forced to make an extreme decision. His driving ambition to become King of Scotland corrupted him and caused him to murder not only the king, but all those who had any ties ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Write two journal entries thoroughly describing Lady Macbeth's feelings, leading up to the planning of Duncan's murder.

ever I please. Then!! He says..If we should fail?.. the NERVE in that question.. WE.. fail?! Was he listening at all to what I previously explained ? Obviously not, since he asked me such a ridiculous ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Write an account, including all you have learnt, of the three witches before they meet Hecate.

Oh those detestable scum of the earth! Those were the hideous creatures I encountered this evening. At a heath desolate of li ... hags (detestable in appearance) and dressed in their archaic rags, they seemed to mutter some sort of enchantment under their breaths. In a concealed position behind a clutter of ancient rubble, I le ... h."Second witch: "Foolish Macbeth."Third witch: "Have no sympathy for the fool, for he is deserving of his fate."Intrigued by what I had just heard, I amused myself further in their delinquencies. I h ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

How ambition is a main theme in macbeth and how it ultimately destroyed him.

Ambition is the UndoingAll hail, MacBeth, hail to thee, thane of Glamis.All hail, MacBeth, hail to thee, thane of CawdorAll hail, MacBeth, that shalt be king here ... hereafter.These three prophecies, made from three old witches, interject that MacBeth will be thane of Glamis (which he is), thane of Cawdor and the King hereafter.When Ross and Angus bring him news t ... n Ross and Angus bring him news that confirmed the second prophecy that MacBeth has been made thane of Cawdor, he is amazed that the witches spoke the truth and he immediately thinks of the third prop ...

(3 pages) 1598 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Macbeth monologue spoken by Banquo

Banquo lies on the side of the river after being ambushed by Macbeth's hit men. He reflects on Macbeth's and his own behavio ... hecies made by the witches, as well as reflecting on Fleance and the person he is to become.The end of Act III, Scene 3. After Banquo's murder.(Lying)Here I lie, cold, wet, alone and betrayed on my de ... iefs and I was always loyal and honest to those I held dear.(Getting Up)I fought against the dreams of those predictions and proved myself worthy of what was told. I defended my character and spoke up ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

The Macbeths- A Study in Marriage

They supported one another's endeavors, but still grew apart as the play moved on. At the beginning of the play, it was clear that they loved and trusted one another, even though it is likely that the ... Macbeth supported her husband through thick and thin. She was with him when he was the lowly Thane of Glamis, and stayed with him until her death, as Queen of Scotland. In Act 1, Scene 5, she reads a ...

(3 pages) 1579 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

macbeth

In Act V of Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, the act describes the tragic passing of Macbeth, and loo ... strong and merciless woman, has finally gave in to her guilt over the murders in which even a help of doctor can't cure (sleepwalking, acting differently). The Scottish monarchs discuss over Macbeth' ... acbeth. Macbeth, ensure by the prophecies, believes that he cannot be killed by any man who is born of a woman. Macbeth soon comes face to face with Macduff and is taught that Macduff was taken out th ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth