Study Guide to Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Study Guide to Macbeth by William Shakespeare

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for William Shakespeare's Macbeth, known as an "actor's play" for its condensed script and the interpretive freedom it gives actors on stage.

As a tragedy of the early seventeenth century, Macbeth follows a man living in a constructed universe in which he cannot toy with evil without facing consequences. Moreover, readers witness the primary theme that destruction comes to characters who do not fear the outcomes of their actions. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Shakespeare's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645425700
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 03/21/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 236
Sales rank: 1,130,538
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to William Shakespeare 2) Introduction to Macbeth 3) Textual Analysis Act I: Scenes I-III Act I: Scenes IV-VII Act II Act III: Scenes I-III Act III: Scenes IV-VI Act IV: I and II Act IV: Scene III Act V: Scenes I-III Act V: Scenes IV-IX 4) Character Analyses 5) Film Versions of Macbeth 6) Essay Questions and Answers 7) Bibliography

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