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1 Macbeth A Tragic Hero and How He Descends into Evil Your Name Ms. Ernst English IV – 2nd Period Date Choose a Slide Theme for your PowerPoint

2 Define the Tragic Hero In your own words using 5 of the 12 characteristics Main character (usually) – engenders admiration & hatred Dignified/noble–member-power class by birth, conquest, or usurpation Representative – universal humankind Rate = combination of what others do and his/her choices Strong individualist, sometimes to the point of extremism Isolated Intelligent Learns through suffering (usually too late) Demonstrates personal courage in acceptance – death/ annihilation Possesses a tragic flaw – leads to his/her destruction Weakness of character Wrong judgment

3 Exposition Which Act? What is the Setting? What characters are introduced and what are their relationships with one another? What internal and external conflict begins? Don’t forget to cite your sources!

4 Rising Action What is a main event? – Give one example. Which events build suspense? – Give three examples. Don’t forget to cite your sources.

5 Climax What Act? What is the exact wording (evidence)? Give an explanation of how this is the climax. Don’t forget to cite your sources!

6 Falling Action Give 3 examples of falling action each with – The evidence – An Explanation – How does Macbeth and his situation advance and decline? Think internal and external conflict. Don’t forget to cite your sources.

7 Resolution Explain how the conflict is resolved. Explain the consequences to the tragic hero’s previous actions. Give evidence. Don’t forget to cite your sources.

8 PowerPoint Criteria Minimum of 17 Slides including Title Page and Definition. Maximum 22 Slides. Minimum of pictures. – Clip Art – Internet graphics/pictures (enhance the content) – Appropriate for topic and school guidelines – Does not detract from or hide text Every slide should have some type of transition. NO SOUND!

9 PowerPoint Criteria continued … Easily readable font Good page balance of text, graphics, and objects. Colors complement, do not distract from the presentation. Background complementary to text colors and graphics. Text is easily read on top of background. Graphics support the topic.

10 PowerPoint Criteria continued … Do not forget to cite your sources. Works Cited page. – MLA Format

11 Save to the Server Steps: – Save to your desktop. Periodfirstname – Go to the server (H007-file01-svr) – Go to the Commons Folder – Go to Ernst Folder – Drag to my Drop Box

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