Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Macbeth Mind Map

A graphic organizer developing certain themes, characters, and symbols evident in Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth"

Robert Sittema

on 7 February 2011

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Macbeth Mind Map

Map Central
Characters Symbols Themes Macbeth Lady
Macbeth Weird
Sisters "For brave Macbeth...with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution" (I, ii, 16-18). "O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!" (III, ii, 35). "My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white" (II, ii, 62-63a). "All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand. O, O, O!" (V, i, 40-41). "This supernatural soliciting cannot be ill...if ill, why hath it given me earnest of success" (I, iii, 130-132). I dreamt last night of the three Weird Sisters" (II, i, 19). To you they have showed some truth" (II, i, 20). Paradoxes Power/
Corruption Appearances Blood Sleep/
Dreams Heaven/
Hell "For brave Macbeth...with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution" (I, ii, 16-18). "The near I blood, the nearer bloody" (III, iv, 122). "It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood" (III, iv, 122). Z Z Z "You lack the season of all natures, sleep" (I, ii, 16-18). "Macbeth does murder sleep" (III, iv, 141). "I have seen her rise from her bed, throw her nightgown upon
her...all this while in a most fast sleep" (V, i, 3b-6). "Heaven knows what she has known" (V, i, 39). "The bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell" (II, i, 61b-63). "Not in the legions of horrid hell can come a devil more damned in evils to top Macbeth" (IV, iii, 55b-57a). Fair is foul, and foul is fair" (I, i, 10). Lesser than Macbeth... ...and greater (I, iii, 65). Not so happy,
yet much
(I, iii, 66). "Your face, my thane, is a book where men may read strange matters" (I, v, 59-60a). "There's daggers in men's smiles" (II, iii, 132a). False face must hide what the false heart doth know" (I, vii, 82). "And all you know, security is mortals' chiefest enemy" (III, v, 32). "The raven himself is hoarse that croaks
the fatal arrival of Duncan" (I, v, 35b-36). "But to be safely thus, our fears in Banquo stick deep" (III, i, 48-49a). Let's dive into Macbeth's mind... And on Lady Macbeth's mind? Oops! Lady Macbeth's mind has been temporarily relocated. ...to the crown Playing a key role in the story, the weird sisters instigated the major conflict in "Macbeth" "Looks can be deceiving" "Everything is not as it seems" "Power tends to corrupt... ...absolute power corrupts absolutely." --Lord Acton There's a little bit of truth in every lie And some deceit in all trust
Full transcript