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Macbeth PowerPoint Presentation
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Macbeth v. Himself
After killing King Duncan, Macbeth realizes that he must face all the problems of being a murder and a free man. He knows he must kill to hide the truth and remain a free man.
The Lion King
Focuses on hierarchy,betrayal and violence.
Batman: The Dark Knight
Batman is betrayed by the city of Gotham like King Duncan is betrayed Macbeth. But comes back to save the day like Macduff.
This movie uses the theme of deception, which relates to Macbeth deceiving King Duncan.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Captain in Duncan's army, later the Thane (Lord) of Glamis and Cawdor. When Three Witches predict that he will one day be king of Scotland, he takes fate into his own hands, allowing his ambition and that of his wife to overcome his better judgement. His bloody reign culminates in a battle against Malcolm and the English forces.
The devilish wife of Macbeth, whose ambition helps to drive her husband toward the desperate act of murder.Her husband's cruelty and her own guilt turns against her, sending her into a madness from which she never recovers.
Three agents of Fate who reveal part of the truth to Macbeth and Banquo and who later appear to confirm the downfall of Macbeth.
King of Scotland. His victories against rebellious kinsmen and the Norwegians have made him a popular and honored king. His decision to pass the kingdom to his son Malcolm provokes his untimely death at the hands of Macbeth.
A captain of King Duncan and friend of Macbeth, who also receives a prophecy from the Witches: that his children will one day succeed to the throne of Scotland. He is killed by Macbeth's assassins. Later then his ghost haunts Macbeth.
A thane of Scotland who discovers the murdered King Duncan. Suspecting Macbeth and eventually turning against him. Macduff flees to England to join forces with Malcolm. When Macbeth arranges the murder of his wife and children, Macduff promises revenge.
Entities summoned by the three witches to give Macbeth warnings and previews of the future.
The Bloody Child
The Armed Head
The Children with Branch
Malcolm and Donalbain
Duncan's two sons. Fearful of implication in their father's murder, they flee Scotland, Donalbain to Ireland and Malcolm to England, where he raises a large army with the intention of toppling the tyrant Macbeth.
Thanes of Scotland,Macduff's cousin who tells Macduff that his wife and children were murdered.
Thane of Scotland
This act sets the stage for the play. Macbeth and Banquo get there prophecies from the three witches.
King Duncan is murdered by Macbeth. Macbeth lives with the guilt.
Macbeth hires assassins to kill Banquo and his son, Fleance to prevent his future sons from taking the throne. The story shifts when Fleance escapes.(Rising Action and Turning Point)
Macduff goes to Malcolm to plot against Macbeth. Macduff's wife and son are killed. (Falling Action)
Malcolm sends his army of ten thousand soldiers to save Scotland from its corrupt leader. Macduff kills Macbeth gruesomely removing his head for all to see. (Resolution)
Killing takes place all throughout the play. From the opening scene, where Macbeth and Banquo are wading in blood on the battlefield, to the many references to the bloodstained hands of Macbeth and his wife. Macbeth is slain and beheaded by Macduff. In between is a series of murders: Duncan, Banquo, Lady Macduff, and Macduff’s son all come to bloody ends.
Fate v. Free Will
Throughtout Macbeth, Shakespeare uses fate for Macbeth actions. The use of prophecies reappear all throughout Macbeth.
As Lady Macbeth pressures her husband toward committing Duncan's murder, she indicates that she must take on masculine characteristics. Her speech, in Act I, Scene 5.
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