Tag: macbeth

  • Macbeth: Getting Started

    Although you may not yet have read or seen Macbeth, you will soon recognize some familiar conflicts and issues, for you have seen them on television and in films, you have read about them in newspapers and magazines. In the play, there are conflicts between heroism and villainy, good and evil, loyalty and treachery, ambition […]

  • Macbeth Hints: Act 3 Quiz

    1. “No less material” 2. “Under [his] thumb” 3. “Kids Wanna Rock” 4. “when the President does it, that means it’s *not* illegal!” 5. “It is common for people today to question how any leader can be a tyrant who achieves office through popular election, and, indeed, who remains popular.” 6. “Cinderella Story“

  • English 20 Final Exam 2.0

    Search the net, search blogs, search your mind. Synthesize, hyperlink, blockquote, and trackback. Your writing should be a synthesis of the 5 paragraph essay AND a blog post. Refer to one or any texts from your course: Macbeth, BNW, Can. Lit., Film, News, or other online media. Your question: What does it mean to be […]

  • Insert a New Scene into Macbeth

    Compose Act 5 Scene 5a: Lady Macbeth is reading letters while weeping. Enter Ross. Compose Act 6 Scene 1: Donalbain visits the Witches. Compose Act 5 Scene 9b: Malcolm’s speech in which he “accounts the loves” of his thanes and kinsmen. Write a new opening for the play. Emphasize action and quick dialogue. Use Act […]

  • Macbeth Act 2 Quiz Hints

    “What goes around comes around” “Pillow Talk” “Smear Campaign” “A Canadian Moment” “Sibling Rivalry” Don Henley’s “Dirty Laundry”

  • Bloggiest start to the bloggiest year ever.

    What a funny word, “bloggiest”. Should I say it is a “most bloggy” start to the year? Does correct English matter in a blog? All students I teach have begun a blog, of sorts. For the most part, I’ve insisted the content of the blog must be school or course related, the myriad responses to […]