Kristen Lentz Certified Educator The witches' role in Macbeth's downfall is that of amused spectators who merely set events in motion, so they could watch the outcome. They speak prophetically to Macbeth, but do not force him to act or even tell him what to do.
Don't you kind of pine secretly, in the marrow of your gut's merry druthers for the good ol' days of Goodreads known then as GodFearingGoodlyReading.
Don't you kind of hate when people say 'don't you think this way or feel that way' in an effort to goad you both psychologically and grammatically into agreeing with them?
In the words of ABBA: Well, because the interwebs is a world in which the past stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the present and with fetish pornwe can revisit the past in its inviolable presentness any time we wish. Or at least until this website finally tanks. Matt Nieberle's review of Macbeth in its entirety.
I have bound it with a heavy rope and dragged it here for your perusal. Please understand that many a sic are implied in the following reviews.
There you have it. Refreshingly, not a review written in one of the witch's voices or alluding to Hillary and Bill Clinton or discussing the reviewer's first period.
Just a primal yell unleashed into the dark wilderness of the cosmos. Nieberle is probably a teenager, but I admire his ability to strongarm the temptation to be clever or ironic.
He speaks the native language of the idk generation with an economy and a clarity that renders his convictions all the more emphatic. A problematic title itself in that it implies that he designs problems This book shouldn't be required reading Reading a play kinda sucks to begin with, if it was meant to be read, then it would be a novel, not a play.
On top of that the teach had us students read the play aloud on person for each character for a couple pages. None of us had read the play before.
None of us wanted to read it I made the mistake of taking the 'easy' english class for 6 years. The teacher picked students that looked like they weren't paying attention.
All of this compounded to make me pretty much hate reading classics for something like 10 years granted macbeth alone wasn't the problem. I also hate iambic pentameter.
STOP the mandatory reading of plays. It's wrong, morally and academically. Plus it can really fuck up your GPA. There's no wasteful extravagance in this editorial It's simple and memorable.
Being required to read plays is wrong, and if you require anyone, under duress, to read a play then you have sinned and are going to hell, if you believe in hell. If not, you're going to the DMV. I am also tired of all you smug spelling snobs.
You damnable fascists with your new-fangled dictionaries and your fancy-schmancy spell check.
Sometimes the passionate immediacy of a message overcomes its spelling limitations. Also, in this age when we are taught to respect each other's differences, it seems offensively egocentric and mean-spirited to expect others to kowtow to your petty linguistic rules.
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Macbeth (/ m ə k ˈ b ɛ θ /; full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare; it is thought to have been first performed in It dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.
Of all the plays that Shakespeare wrote during the reign of . The Witches Play the Greatest Part in Macbeth’s Downfall - The witches are the first characters we see in the play in Act one Scene one- A prologue of evil.
Macbeth, the protagonist and tragic hero in William Shakespeare's Macbeth, possess hamartia. Hamartia, named by Aristotle in Poetics, is a tragic flaw possessed by any tragic hero. This flaw is. Published: Mon, 5 Dec This essay will explain the factors contributing to Macbeth’s downfall and who was responsible for his tragic and fatal downfall.
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