A unifying essay that, at its best, will allow you to explore Macbeth’s multiple layers of meaning. The context, the authorial intention, the characters’ internal world and external presentation and your response as a reader will all intertwine to create an analysis that is uniquely yours.
Tonight’s homework is to write up one of the examples of Macbeth’s equivocation that we discussed in class today. You should include: An outline of what equivocation Macbeth is engaging in A quotation that supports …
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
We are pursuing a singular line of inquiry over the next two years, and as part of this it’s vital that we explore as many avenues in literature, philosophy and art that support the development of our understanding of the idea of ambition and the characters of those people who are driven by it.