Notes on Shakespeare's Macbeth by Denis Calandra


Notes on Shakespeare's Macbeth by Denis Calandra

Packed with action and vivid portrayal of human relationships, Shakespeare's Macbeth traces the bloody climb to power and tragic ruin of a fate-plagued king. Count on CliffNotes to carry you through the rise and fall of a cast of characters that includes a cruel and ambitious warrior, his wicked wife, and a trio of witches who have warned their way into audience's hearts since William Shakespeare first presented their prophecies about 300 years ago. Show your classmates -- and your grade-granting teacher -- that you're in the know with English literature. You can't miss with scene summaries, plot explorations, language simplification, and author insights from CliffsNotes on Macbeth!

About the Author

Alex Went has been a teacher of English and Head of Drama at Shrewsbury School, England. He is the librettist of the musicals Jekyll!, The Time Machine and The Lost Domain.

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112 pages


Denis Calandra
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Publication date

30th May 2000



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