Blank Verse: Unrhymed Iambic Pentameter A line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable A common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable Macbeth William Shakespeare Unit Objectives Trace the development of the characters
Analyze the characters and their relationships to each other Discuss the dramatic development of the play Identify and analyze Shakespeares use of language and techniques, as well as the the importance of literary elements on the development of the play Why did Shakespeare write Macbeth? Only play set in Scotland One of
Shakespeares shortest plays WHY? Queen Elizabeths death in 1603, no heir to the throne Closest relative was King James VI of Scotlandbecame King James I of England In 1606, King James was anticipating a visit from his brother-in-law, King Christian of Denmark Shakespeare to write Macbeth for the royal celebration (and to flatter the
new monarch) A play for King James Set in Scotland James was a descendant of Banquo and indirectly of Duncan James believed in witchcraft and ghosts James was proud of his ancestry Macbeth took characters and plotlines from Raphael Holinsheds Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1587) (Shakespeare took poetic license though) History of Macbeth Macbeth ruled Scotland for 17 years Duncans exiled sons plotting to invade Scotland
and overthrow Macbeth (for the death of their father) Lady Macbeth was the granddaughter of a Scottish king (whose family was a rival family to Duncans) King James (VI of Scotland) (I of England) was a descendant of the Stuart dynastyancestry traced back to Duncan I (maternal) and Banquo (paternal) Shakespeares Macbeth: a Tragedy Tragedy began in Ancient Greeceto teach a lesson Tragic Hero: someone we admire who suffers a great Because, says Aristotle, thats how tragedy gets you to changeby
downfall forcing you to watch the destruction of someone you feel forby making you feel horror and pitythe two key ingredients to any tragic conclusion. Those emotions, says Aristotle, are what cause us to check our own behavior; we have to relate to the hero, or we wont see ourselves in him, and in his error, and we wont learn to avoid that error ourselves. So a hero is also a martyr. Hes someone with a bad quality or twobut its a bad quality that he shares with all of us. And unlike us, he pays for that bad quality. He falls into a situation where, if we were in his shoes, we would do the same thing, and then were forced to watch as this guy suffers crushing agony in order to teach us a lesson. Macbeth
Themes Ambition & Power Cruelty & Masculinity (Gender) Fate & Free Will Motifs Hallucinations Violence Prophecy o o Blood
o Weather Symbols Figurative Language Simile Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Understatemen t Motif Dramatic Conventions
and Techniques Soliloquy/Aside Foil Allusion Use of Supernatural Madness Conflict (Internal)
Narrative Poetry The four main types of narrative poems are ballad, epic, idyll, and lay. 1. Ballad: A poem similar to a folk tale which uses a repeated refrain. The Fiddler Narrative Poetry Epic: A long, serious poem which tells...
The Abney Level Useful for simple slope profiles, horizon diagrams and height measurements Level bubble Rotating Arm Eyepiece Scale (in degrees) The Abney Level View Through The Eyepiece Slope Profiling Useful Notes For Profiling Take measurements at changes in slope...
Perpetuates imbalance of Uruguay Round, and not an outcome that is developmental, fair or balanced. Divergences and intransigence brought Doha Round to impasse since July 2008. * The New Trade Narrative and WTO Impasse prompted new approaches for international liberalisation...
Physical Geography Continued. The physical makeup of East Asia has had a major impact on the history and development of each country.. The first settlers of . China. settled along major river systems such as the
Martin Luther wanted to reform the Catholic Church. His followers, called Protestants, split off from the Catholic Church. Protestants split into different churches. ... People felt freer to challenge political authority. Education in the Colonies.
enzymes are proteins that catalyze biochemical reactions without altering the reaction equilibrium and the activities of enzymes depend on the temperature, ionic conditions, and the pH of the surroundings. ... Enzyme: A biological catalyst that is usually a protein. Substrate:...
Disclosures. Dr. Anthony Mills is a study investigator for study GS-US-292-0109. He also serves as an advisory board member for Gilead and has received travel expenses related to this. Dr. Mills reports grants, personal fees and non-financial support from Gilead,...
Ready to download the document? Go ahead and hit continue!