Macbeth Socratic Seminar

Macbeth Socratic Seminar - Macbeth Socratic Seminar Please...

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Macbeth Socratic Seminar Please read through these questions and write notes to be turned in. You will be expected to comment and give your opinion on these issues related to Macbeth. Points will be awarded according to the number of responses you give and what you contribute to the discussion. 1.What is a man? Planning the murder of Duncan, Lady Macbeth had taunted Macbeth for not behaving like a “man,” and at the banquet she had accused him of being “unmanned.” In Act 4, Malcolm and Macduff express different interpretations of what it is to be a man ( Lines 222, 238, 224) when Macduff is informed of the murder of his family. Also, when Young Siward dies in battle, fighting Macbeth it is noted “But like a man he died.” What does it mean to be a man? 2. He has no children,” cries Macduff after he learns of his family’s murder. Earlier, Lady Macbeth talks about the babe she “suckled.” Does it matter to the play whether Macbeth has children or not? 3. What does it mean to be a traitor?
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