Macbeth Notes - Era of King James I(or VI wrote to please King A Tragedy of Macbeth Set in Scotland in 11th century(1000s Holinsheds Chronicles Read

Macbeth Notes - Era of King James I(or VI wrote to please...

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Era of King James I (or VI)- wrote to please King A Tragedy of Macbeth Set in Scotland in 11th century (1000s) Holinshed’s Chronicles Read & found 1 paragraph on King Macbeth of Scotland Wife called Lady Macbeth Maybe he could write a play on King Macbeth (king from Scotland) Took paragraph and make a play- not much is true James was a writer too Wrote about ancestors and witchcraft Salem Witch Trials Shakespeare puts them in his play knowing James likes them Banquo is character- ancestry for James Wrote Tragedies Comedies Historicals Last was Henry VIII for Elizabeth Macbeth was the shortest Timeless plays Relates to anyone anywhere The psyche is very realistic to the beings Macbeth Climax act 3 act 4 act 5 act 1 act 2 Rising Action Falling Action
King Duncan at beginning of play Sons- Malcolm and Donalbain Thames (aka Earls) Noblemen Name is the Region they are a thame over More land in Thameship = more power Hecate Head of witches Fleance Son of Banquo 2 Females Lady Macbeth Lady Macduff ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡KNOW UNDERLINED QUOTES!!!!!!!!!!!! Know Vocab! Act I Scene 1: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair, Hover through the fog and filthy air” -Witches Bad Karma What appears to be fair is not good; what appears to be bad will turn good VOCAB Hurlyburly - Chaos (Battles) Scene 2: *In a camp near Forres (King’s Castle) Fife - Macduff’s Castle Traitor- Thane of Cawdor Macbeth given 2 thaneships Would not let Norway bury dead until paid Mac = Scottish Mc = Irish “Till he unseamed him from the nave to th’ chops.

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