Seniors: the true story of Macbeth

Today each group explained their portion of Holinshed’s Chronicles vol. 5: England, Scotland and Ireland and how they related to the fictionalized version Shakespeare created for King James VI. Looking at the differences through a new historicist lens, why did Shakespeare make the changes he made? We saw the revelation of some crazy stuff when we looked at Macbeth with a Freudian lens, what pops out when we look at Macbeth when we take into account the context of when it was written?

In class we finished up reading III.i.


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