Presentation on theme: "Macbeth. Introduction – approximately 50 words Name of text – Macbeth Name of author – William Shakespeare Reference to question (paraphrase) Other information."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction – approximately 50 words Name of text – Macbeth Name of author – William Shakespeare Reference to question (paraphrase) Other information (date published, between 1603 and 1606) (Reference to techniques – “various techniques” or specify the techniques) Straight to the point (“William Shakespeare’s Macbeth…) Quote from play or other text (Find quotes at beginning or end of play) Remember not to summarise the whole play It’s a tragedy The question of whether Macbeth is a tyrant or a tragic hero is an important one as there are many arguments to support both
Macbeth as a tyrant TECHNIQUE – CHARACTERISATION Approximately 100 words Topic Sentence – introduces what the paragraph is about Character points (STATEMENT) – –Selfish –greedy –Cruel –Heartless –Disloyal –The technique of characterisation is used to show Macbeth is a tyrant as he is portrayed/characterised as…
Character point - Selfish QUOTATION “If chance will have you King why chance may crown me.”
Character point - greedy QUOTATION “The service and the loyalty I owe in doing pays itself.” Deny me this, And an eternal curse will fall upon you.
Character point - Cruel QUOTATION “If thou speaks false upon the next tree thou shall hang alive.” “Your castle is supris’d; you r wife and babes savagely slaughter’d. “
Character point - Heartless QUOTATION “Give to th’edge o’th’sword, his wife, his babes and all unfortunate souls”
Character point - Disloyal QUOTATION “I have done the deed” “It is concluded. Banquo, thy soul’s flight, If it find heaven, must find it out tonight.” “Both of you know Banquo was your enemy.”
Characterisation STATEMENT – Topic sentence, mention the character point which portrays Macbeth as a tyrant. QUOTATION – Must prove that your statement is true ANALYSIS – Analyse how your quotation supports your statement, refer to, answer question.
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