week 9: McB act 3+4/ selfstudy test

- MacBeth act 3+4
- MacBeth assignment
- Self-study: rep next week
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Items in this lesson

- MacBeth act 3+4
- MacBeth assignment
- Self-study: rep next week

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MacBeth, so what happened?
  • witches and prophecy
  • Lady M and Mr M 
  • Banquo
  •  Malcom and McDuff (and Donalbain)

Act 1: we learn what the problem is
Act 2: McB starts messy things

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Act 3: shit hits the fan
Act3 opens with Banquo's speech (see handout)
What does he say? 

How will McB respond? Remember the prophecy...?

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Act 3 scene 4: Let's pretend everything is normal and have dinner....

Read along on your handout!

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Theme: guilt and masculinity
  • Why is Mr M so upset?
  • What does Lady M say about being a man?
  • And Mr. M?
  •  "is this a dagger I see before me?"

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... and then....
  • Banquo's son Fleance escaped! 
  • MacBeth is king, but is nervous
  • Act 4: He visits the witches again: "Beware Macduff, none of women born Shall harm Macbeth, until Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane Hill /Shall come against him"
  • Time to add MacDuff to the kill list

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Act4: consequences
New prophecy
McB kills Lady MacDuff and her children!
The scene moves to England where McB's enemies are at king Edward's court...

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Remember how Lady M spoke to Mr M at the dinner table?

What does it mean to be a man? 

THEME ALERT: Masculinity
See also: Lady M's 'unsex me' in act 2

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How will MacBeth deal with his new enemies? And his hallucinations? 
What about the new prophecy?
And Lady M, how is she doing? 
Final assignment is on classroom!

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RTTI next week
- plurals- pronouns (their, mine, yours, his, they, who, whom, whose, which, what, this, those, etc....)
- some / any / something / anything / someone / anyone / somewhere / anywhere
- Adjective or adverb (-ly)
- much / many / few / little
- irregular verbs
- tenses (present, past, future --- perfect, simple, continuous ALL THE THINGS)

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