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Macbeth-Kris

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Jean Kimber

on 29 May 2010

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Macbeth Background Even after existing for so long there
are still superstitions about the play. Believed that it is bad luck to name
the play, or say either Macbeth's or
Lady Macbeth's names. The real King Duncan was a young
vicious ruler that sent large armies
of his own men on suicide missions. After King Duncans death. Macbeth
then inherited the throne. The
real Macbeth did kill Duncan. But it
was done on the battlefield. During Macbeth's reign, from 1040 to 1057,
he was considered a good king. Rebuilt
Scotland after King Duncan's destructive
behavior. Macbeth's real name was
Mac Bethard mac Findlaich The End http://www.wga.hu/art/s/somer/james_1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://protestantglencairnsyard.blogspot.com/2008/02/real-macbethscotlands-greatest-medieval.html&usg=__P8aLq5alv3RIPlqrz1-A1ODdxKc=&h=907&w=527&sz=118&hl=en&start=3&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=1tMnAZ6YYrkM8M:&tbnh=147&tbnw=85&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dthe%2Breal%2Bmacbeth%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26tbs%3Disch:1 http://www.booksbywelwyn.ca/guideCLS.html#facts Websites Used Shakespeare got many of his ideas and
plots from the Holinshed Chronicles.
Sometimes even used lines and dialogue
from Holinsheds book. http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/history/sources.html By: Kris Woods Many scholars believe that Macbeth was written specifically to please
and perform to King James Stuart I. Which explains the apearence
of fictional ancestors of the Stuart line,
Banquo, and Fleance. Shakespeare has
turned the nature spirit of his sources into
witches for the witchhunting king's
enjoyment.
http://www.aller-stead.com/martin/pages/macbethbackground.htm
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