In case anyone was gone Thursday or Friday, here’s what we did:
-Read 3.5 through 4.1
-Close read Macbeth’s idea of fate as compared to Hecate’s: Macbeth & Hecate on fate
-Worked in groups to answer the following four questions:
—What is the purpose of the apparitions/hallucinations? What do they tell Macbeth?
—How are we seeing Macbeth’s character change?
—Does 4.1 do anything to clarify fate and the supernatural’s role in the play?
Remember, we’ve got a socratic seminar on Monday and an in class essay exam on Tuesday, so take good notes especially around fate/supernatural occurrences and Macbeth’s true motivations for the throne.