Macbeth

 

 

Choose one of the following topics and write a 1 page typed essay on that subject.Your essay should be double-spaced and in Times New Roman 12pt, or a comparable sized font. How does Shakespeare use the ‘unnatural’ or ‘supernatural’ to develop one key theme of the play, Macbeth? Be sure to state what theme the ″unnatural″ or ″supernatural″ develops and clearly explain. Show how the image/symbol of the blood-stained hands contributes to the character development of either Lady Macbeth or Macbeth. You might think about who first mentions bloody hands and what the response is that is given. Darkness and blackness are recurring images and motifs in Macbeth.Explain how darkness is used as a symbol in the play. 4. A tragic hero is a protagonist, usually of noble birth or high-standing, who brings about his own downfall by a choice brought on by a character flaw.Tragic heroes have several other common features: they undergo meaningful suffering, learn from their mistake somehow, and arouse pity or fear in the audience through their demise.Is Macbeth a tragic hero? Explain why or why not.