Shakespeare’s shortest and bloodiest tragedy. Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Born April 23 rd , 1564 Most famous playwright in English literature Gifted storyteller like predecessor Chaucer. William Shakespeare. Interesting tidbits….
Reconstructed in the 1990’s
The tragedy of
Tragedies such as Macbeth, Othello, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, & King Lear, and Romeo & Juliet contain the following dramatic conventions…..
The introductory part of any literary work that describes the mood, introduces the reader to all elements of the setting, key characters, etc.
eerie mood seen right at
start of the exposition.
“meet Macbeth” before
sunset and after “the battle’s lost and won….”
You will become Thane of Cawdor AND King!
Macbeth’s tragic flaw can be argued in any number of ways, but one should definitely recognize that he suffers from a bad case of distorted ambition and greed for power.