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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, known as an “actor’s play” for its condensed script and the interpretive freedom it gives actors on stage. As a tragedy of the early seventeenth century, Macbeth follows a man living in a constructed universe in which he cannot toy with evil without facing consequences. Moreover, readers witness the primary theme that destruction comes to characters who do not fear the outcomes of their actions. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Shakespeare’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including
essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.