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William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth Intro to Macbeth William Shakespeare’s Life –Most popular and well-known British writer –Lived from April.

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2 William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth

3 Intro to Macbeth William Shakespeare’s Life –Most popular and well-known British writer –Lived from April 23, –Born in Stratford-on-Avon –Married Anne Hathaway. She was 26 and he was 18. –His older daughter was christened 6 months later.

4 Intro to Macbeth King Chamberlain’s Men –The first performer’s who acted out Shakespeare’s plays

5 Intro to Macbeth Queen Elizabeth –The ruler of the time. She had to approve of all plays performed.

6 Intro to Macbeth Bubonic Plague –Spread by fleas on rats –Also known as the black death –Close down theaters to stop spread of disease

7 Intro to Macbeth Globe Theater –Built in 1599 –Shakespeare’s plays performed here –Peasants who sat on the ground were called groundlings

8 Intro to Macbeth Folio: a four folded paper that was the format in which his plays were written

9 Intro to Macbeth Shakespearean Tragedy Tragic Hero: a person of great position who brings his own downfall by his tragic flaw. Tragic Flaw: the character trait that causes the tragic hero’s downfall. Soliloquy: a speech by one person who is alone which reveals his or her inner thoughts so the audience knows the feelings.

10 Intro to Macbeth Dramatic Irony: –when the audience knows something that the characters do not.

11 Intro to Macbeth Setting of Macbeth: –Scotland


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