Future Dystopia – Part 2 – Noun Phrases
Feb04

Future Dystopia – Part 2 – Noun Phrases

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MACBETH: Personification
Sep15

MACBETH: Personification

As part of the introduction to our Year 8 Macbeth Study, we’re looking, in acute detail, at some small excerpts from the main play. Before we start reading – before we know the plot – 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...

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Is this a dagger I see?
Sep13

Is this a dagger I see?

Macbeth by William Shakespeare After exploring Macbeth and the sound of the language today, your next task is to translate your assigned lines into modern English. We will combine these translations next period to explore further what effects Shakespeare was trying to achieve and to give us some clues to the whole play. A copy of the text is attached.   Download (PDF,...

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