CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's "Macbeth"

Author(s): Denis Calandra

Education

Packed with action and vivid portrayal of human relationships, Shakespeare's Macbeth traces the bloody climb to power and tragic ruin of a fate-plagued king. Count on CliffNotes to carry you through the rise and fall of a cast of characters that includes a cruel and ambitious warrior, his wicked wife, and a trio of witches who have warned their way into audience's hearts since William Shakespeare first presented their prophecies about 300 years ago. Show your classmates -- and your grade-granting teacher -- that you're in the know with English literature. You can't miss with scene summaries, plot explorations, language simplification, and author insights from CliffsNotes on Macbeth!


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Alex Went has been a teacher of English and Head of Drama at Shrewsbury School, England. He is the librettist of the musicals Jekyll!, The Time Machine and The Lost Domain.

Introduction. How to Use This Book. Life and Background of the Playwright. Introduction to the Play. Critical Commentaries. Act I--Scene 1. Act I--Scene 2. Act I--Scene 3. Act I--Scene 4. Act I--Scene 5. Act I--Scene 6. Act I--Scene 7. Act II--Scene 1. Act II--Scene 2. Act II--Scene 3. Act II--Scene 4. Act III--Scene 1. Act III--Scene 2. Act III--Scene 3. Act III--Scene 4. Act III--Scene 5. Act III--Scene 6. Act IV--Scene 1. ACT IV--Scene 2. Act IV--Scene 3. Act V--Scene 1. Act V--Scene 2. ACT V--Scene 3. Act V--Scene 4. Act V--Scene 5. Act V--Scene 6. Act V--Scene 7. Act V--Scene 8. Act V--Scene 9. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780764586026
  • : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • : Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • : 0.116
  • : May 2000
  • : 210mm X 134mm X 7mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Denis Calandra
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 822.33
  • : 112
  • : illustrations