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Author : William Shakespeare Pages : 349 pages Publisher : Simon Schuster Language : eng ISBN-10 : 0743477103 ISBN-13 : 9780743477 109

Macbeth In 160 3, Ja me s VI of Sco tlan d asc end ed the Eng lish thr one ,


bec omi ng Ja me sI of Eng lan d. Lon don was aliv e wit h an inte rest in all thin gs Sco ttis h, and Sha kes pea re tur ned to Sco ttis h hist ory for mat


eria l. He fou nd a spe cta cle of viol enc e and stor ies of trai tors adv ise d by wit che s and wiz ard s, ech oin g Ja me s’s beli ef in a con nec tion


bet we en tre aso n and wit chc raft .In dep icti ng a ma n wh o mu rde rs to bec om e kin g, Mac bet h tea ses us wit h hug e que stio ns. Is


Mac bet h tem pte d by fate , or by his or his wif e’s am biti on? Wh y doe s thei r suc ces s tur n to ash es? Lik e oth er pla ys, Mac bet h spe aks


to eac h gen era tion . Its stor y was onc e see n as tha t of a her o wh o co mm its an evil act and pay s an eno rm ous pric e. Rec entl y, it has


bee n app lied to nati ons tha t ove rre ach the ms elv es and to mo der n alie nati on. The line is blur red bet we en Mac bet h’s evil and his opp one nts’ goo


d, and the re are ne w atti tud es tow ard bot h wit chc raft and gen der . Macbeth

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