Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Macbeth

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Nelson Thornes, 2003 - Kings and rulers in literature - 152 pages
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Provide just the right balance for the study of language, imagery and theatricality, and of character and context, enabling students to gain a clear understanding of the text. Contains introductory essays focussing on topics related to social, cultural and historical context. Introductions to each scene pointing out a central feature and ensuring that students understand the plot. Extensive notes and well-placed illustrations provide clear explanations of words and phrases, and a general overview of the meaning for easy reference. Accompanying support packs provide clearly structured and easily manageable resource materials for Assessment Objective-driven coursework assignments.

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Introductory essays
The banquet
The Gunpowder Plot and equivocation
Holinsheds Chronicles of Scotland
Listening to Shakespeares play
The characters
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