Biggest Influences By Shakespeare
Shakespeare: Creation of Macbeth
Everyone interprets the play, Macbeth, differently. There are a couple basic themes, such as, human issues, love, ambition, and war. These all represent the play Macbeth. An important quote was once said by the witches, "Fair is foul and foul is fair." Which meant thing are not what they seem they are.
To Understand Macbeth, There Are Basic Terms:
- Soliloquy: Talking to yourself.
- Foreshadowing: To indicate what happened before.
- Paradox: A statement that is absurd, but could be true.
- Dramatic Irony: A plot device where the reader knows more than the character.
- Pun: A humorous use of a work or phrase.
- Alliteration: A commencement of two or more stressed syllables.
The Truth in Fiction
King Duncan - In 1,034 until 1,040, King Duncan was a king who was a terrible leader.
King Macbeth - In 1,040 until 1,057, an ambitious King Macbeth, good leader, but was defeated.
Witches - In the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, witches were all supposed to be burned, because of religious reasons. If a random woman was thought my anyone that she was a witch she would be burned. These women were smart, people were afraid because these women could control King Macbeth and the people.
William Shakespeare Himself:
No one knows what William Shakespeare did in the years of 1585-1592. Later, he started writing letters and plays. His first plays were Henry 6th Part 1,2, and 3. After death, only then, was when his plays were published.
The Motherland of Macbeth, Scotland:
A famous 9th century fortress. For eight months, Dunnotar Castle fought and help up against Cromwell's army. At the end they won and protected all the Scottish Crown jewels.
The Scott Monument looks like a church that is buried under Princess Street. This is actually not a church, or a cathedral. If you climb way up to the top, you could see the whole town of Edinburgh.
A beautiful area of parks. 70 public parks are all in one area. While walking around you would notice a lot of parks, such as, Glasgow Green, a famous area for drying greens.