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In 5 pages, the author discusses the use of religion in William Shakespeare's "The Tragedy of Macbeth." Religion is being used less and less in modern literature just as in modern society. This has a great deal to do with the times. It is evident that people in general are stereotyped as ...

A 5 page paper which considers the importance of the witches to the play as a whole, in terms of plot, characters, themes, language and stagecraft in Act I, Scene I, Act I, Scene III, Act IV, Scene I. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Macbeth: Act IV

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A 3 page paper which analyzes act IV from Shakespeare's "Macbeth." No additional sources cited.

A 3 page essay that analyzes Shakespeare's development of Macbeth's character in Act I. The writer argues that this shows how a man who was recently hailed as a hero of his country could turn traitor and commit the act of regicide. Throughout Act I, Shakespeare carefully builds the image of Macbeth as a man ...

A 5 page essay that analyzes Act IV, Scene III from Macbeth. The writer argues that this scene in Act IV is pivotal to the action of the play because it provides through characterization and motivation a contrast that serves as an antithesis of Macbeth. In other words, this scene provides a close look at ...

A 6 page essay that summarizes briefly Shakespeare's Macbeth and then focuses on the significance of the banquet scene in Act 3, Scene 4. The writer argues that this scene is important because it demonstrates that Macbeth is still tortured by his conscious, which makes him even more determined to negate its influence by further ...

A 5 page essay that analyzes the insidious, corrupting nature of evil in Macbeth. At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is honored as a hero, a man of honor and courage. Yet, as the play progresses, Macbeth is corrupted by the lure of ambition and power. Macbeth and his wife act under the delusion ...

An eight page paper which looks at the way in which gender disruption is treated in Macbeth and Twelfth Night, in terms of the importance of gender identity in Elizabethan society and the differing perspectives on gender roles which are exemplified in the two plays. Bibliography lists 9 sources

This 5 page report discusses the very human characteristic of the desire for revenge. Revenge is an ancient and prevalent reality that has been presented throughout the literature, religious texts, and dramas of more than a thousand years of human history. The role played by revenge in Shakespeare’s “darkest drama,” Macbeth is certainly evidence ...

This 10 page paper discusses the problematic nature of Macbeth's belief in the supernatural and the manipulation that occurs due to his superstitions. Quotes cited from text, examples given to support thesis. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 10 page paper which examines if William Shakespeare's social commentaries (as represented by three plays) were financially motivated or if he was trying to prove something. Specifically considered is how Shakespeare was able to diplomatically handle the political and religious aspects of his plays in order to secure funding for them, i.e., what he ...

This 5 page paper provides three literary critiques of Shakespeare's Macbeth, as well as a tutorial on writing a critique based on the thesis: William Shakespeare, in Macbeth, balances the evil of the murder of the King with the acknowledgment of the difference between good and evil, making the reader more sympathetic to the crime. A tutorial critique of ...

5 pages in length. Sleep was not to be a peaceful visitor in Shakespeare's Macbeth once murder had been committed. For the primary character, sleep came to represent the epitome of mortal fear and the presence of undesirable entities. As such, the symbolic nature of sleep within the story maintains a coupled ...

This 5 page paper analyzes the plot of Macbeth and determines the responsibility for the fate of the protagonist. Lady Macbeth and the sisters are evaluated in depth. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page paper which examines how these elements function within the play, specifically considering language, how their actions affect and inspire reactions (behavior) in others, and how their staging appeals to the audience. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

(10 pp) In any tragedy, it is tension or conflict which keeps the play moving. Modern jargon would call it "spin" and "counterspin." In this discussion we will compare the sources of conflict in two plays, Othello and Macbeth. Iago and Lady Macbeth are our major obsessives,the first prompted by ...

A 7 page paper which examines to what extent Macbeth is wholly responsible for his ruin, which destroys not only himself and other individuals, but also disrupts the divine unity of Scotland. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 7 page paper discusses the way Shakespeare handles death in "Romeo and Juliet," "Macbeth" and "Hamlet." Bibliography lists 6 sources.

(10 pp) In any tragedy, it is tension or conflict which keeps the play moving. Modern jargon would call it "spin" and "counterspin." In this discussion we will compare the sources of conflict in two plays, Othello and Macbeth. Iago and Lady Macbeth are our major obessives, the first prompted ...

A 5 page summation and analysis of Shakespeare's Macbeth, in which the writer argues that issues of security provide a pivotal point in the thematic treatment of the play. No additional sources cited.

A 2.5 page paper which examines how much of Macbeth’s actions were determined by fate and free will in Shakespeare’s most violent tragedy. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines moral issues in a trio of Shakespearean plays. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 7 page paper which examines how “Macbeth” is a supernatural play and considers its effects on the characters. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 3 page paper examines Ludwig Wittgenstein’s reaction to Shakespeare. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

An 8 page paper analyzing the role of the witches in Shakespeare's drama. The paper argues that the witches in no way forced Macbeth to take the path he chose, but rather that they merely served as a psychological justification for him to do what had been in his secret heart all along. Bibliography lists ...

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